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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 vs Sony DSC-HX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

60

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and good value for money 12.1 megapixel 24 times zoom factor digital camera
100
112 Reviews + 9 Awards
68
Good
50
Good Features
Overall Score
60
Good
Bridge 12.1MP 24x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony DSC-HX90

38

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and fully featured 18.2 megapixel 30 times zoom factor digital camera
87
237 Reviews
1
Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
38
Mediocre
Compact 18.2MP 30x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
9 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dGameMan.com: 100% Kickass
Digital Versus: 5 Star
digitallife.se: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
pricerunner.se: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
ua.gecid.com: High Functionality
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Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
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Megapixels 12.1MP 18.2MP
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Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  4000 x 3000  4000 x 2248  2992 x 2992  3840 x 2160  3264 x 2448  2448 x 2448  1920 x 1920  2048 x 1536  2048 x 1360  1920 x 1080
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 4000 x 3000  4000 x 2248  2992 x 2992  3840 x 2160  3264 x 2448  2448 x 2448  1920 x 1920  2048 x 1536  2048 x 1360  1920 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution  4896 x 3264  4896 x 3264
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Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
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Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  EXIF
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 RAW  JPG  EXIF
Total Megapixels 12.8MP Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 24x 30x
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Digital Zoom 4x
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120x
Minimum Aperture Number 2.8
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3.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 720mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 25mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom 48x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups) Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  spot  flexible spot  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Spot Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus  Face tracking  Face detection  single  continuous  spot  flexible spot  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Spot Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus  Face tracking  Face detection
Normal Focusing Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.3m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 2m Unknown - Click to provide data

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
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 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
Maximum ISO Sensitivity 6,400
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Minimum ISO Sensitivity 100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)  ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60s
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30s
Camera Shutter Type  Mechanical  Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Flash on  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Flash off  Auto  Flash on  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Flash off
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160
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 3840 x 2160
Video Resolution  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
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 3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
Video Formats Supported  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  AVCHD  AVC
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
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 PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@50fps
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HD Type  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 1,040,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display Aspect Ratio  4:3  4:3
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Display  LCD  LCD

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size 0.39" Unknown - Click to provide data
Magnification 3.88x Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Type  Electronic  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro
Security Algorithms  WPA  WPA2  WPA  WPA2

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Fluorescent  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Fluorescent  Custom modes  Push  custom m  cus
Photo Effects  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing  Resizing  Crop  Resizing  Crop
Camera File System  Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  DPOF  Exif
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 Exif 2.3  RAW  DCF  DPOF  Exif
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single  Movie  Single image  Slide show  Thumbnails  Thumbnail  Single
Scene Modes  Children  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sunset  Food  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Sports  Pet  Children  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Sunset  Food  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Sports  Pet
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  ENG  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  ESP  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  EN  ES  F  ENG  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  ESP  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  EN  ES  F

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 640g 218g
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Height 91.5mm 58.1mm
Depth 117.1mm 35.4mm
Width 131.6mm 102mm
Weight (including Battery) 691g 245g
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Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity 1,200mAh 1,240mAh
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Battery Life 380 shots 390 shots
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Battery Voltage 7.2V 3.6V

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB  USB  AC  Micro-USB  micro USB

Networking

Data Network  Not supported  Not supported

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
Viewfinder Resolution 1,440,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
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