Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500. While Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has 1/2.3 inch sensor, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has 1 inch sensor and 12.1 has a 12.1 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500
  Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic Panasonic
Megapixels 12.1 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a 2.7x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 6400 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 2.3 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF Contrast Detect with DFD: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint; (Full area touch is available)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, iISO, 80*, 100*, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600* (* Extended ISO); Changeable to 1/3 EV step
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited 100
AW Buffer Size 25 35
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,700 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor EVF: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, Field of View: Approx. 100%, Magnification: Approx. 2.18x / 0.74x (35mm equiv.), 20mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +4.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/24p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound MOV (Audio format LPCM), MP4 (Audio format LPCM / AAC 2ch), AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/4000 1/4000s with mechanical shutter; flash not supported with electronic shutter
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro-HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm remote jack, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots 270 shots
Battery Types 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries 34.1 oz (966 g) includes batteries
Size 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm) 5.4 x 4.0 x 5.3 in. (138 x 102 x 135 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $397.99 Buy from Amazon for $997.99
Release Date 2015-10-15 2016-11-15