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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 number 27 in best selling cameras and number 131 across all digital cameras.
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131 Reviews + 9 Awards
89
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras January 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Hermore, with the 4k photo feature, you can extract the perfect photo out of a 4k video (30 frames / photos per second) sequence easily on the camera and save it as an 8-megapixel equivalent still im
High speed auto-focusing with DFD
LUMIX fz300 comes with a high-resolution (1,440k-dot) OLED live view finder which allows high visibility thanks to a 10,000:1 contrast and perfect framing even under direct sunlight conditions. high 0.7x magnification (35mm camera equivalent) makes it easy to see image details. also with all your settings displayed right in front of your eye, your pictures will always come out exactly how you want them
1,440k-dot, 0.7x large OLED LVF
E tough enough to withstand even heavy field use, the LUMIX fz300 adopts a splash / dustproof rugged design. it comes with sealings onto every joint, dial, and button to pass the stringent test quality standards of our flagship DSLM (digital single lens mirrorless) cameras. you can trust the LUMIX fz300 for outdoor photography under harsh weather conditions from marshy jungles to windy dese
Splash/Dustproof rugged design
LUMIX fz300 is especially useful for both video and photo shoot
Ial moments you want to remember can occur at any time and should be captured in the best resolution possible. now panasonic's 4k technology is available for everyone. with the introduction of the new LUMIX fz300, you will be able to record video in 4k (up to qfhd: 3840 x 2160 pixels, 25 fps, 100mbit
3840 x 2160 pixels video resolution
4K video and 4k photo
, panasonic's black box technology nano surface coating boasts extremely low reflectance ratio and it is applied to the LUMIX fz300 for exceptional optical performance with stunning clarity by minimising flaring and ghost
25-600mm LEICA DC VARIO-ELMARIT lens boasts full-range f2.8. regardless of how distant your subject is, or how fast it is moving, this lens won t let it get away. and the constant f2.8 capability enhances low light shooting throughout the entire zoom ra
25-600mm zoom with full-range f2.8
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
Ure even the fastest moving action thanks to panasonic's depth from defocus (dfd) auto focus (af) technology. the LUMIX fz300 features this brand new technology instantly calculating the distance between the items inside the frame and drives the focus of the lens in one fast, continuous movement. this new system results in AF speeds up to 0.09 seconds and a burst shooting speed with AFC of 6 frames per second. it also increases the stability of continuous focusing when shooting vi

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 In-Depth Analysis

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A Top Selling Camera

According to sales data from Amazon, the Lumix DMC-FZ300 is one the top selling camera currently available for purchase.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the most expensive 57% of cameras, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $462.79 we think it represents good value for money overall.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 20% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 of 24x is bigger than 83% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. This camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-FZ300's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 38% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 54% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Lumix DMC-FZ300's weight of 640g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Panasonic digital camera also supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels is equivalent to 4K Ultra HD video. This has four times the detail of Full HD video.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Dustproof

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 is dustproof, unlike 93% of cameras which are not dustproof.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 features saturation adjustment, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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380 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Lumix DMC-FZ300 which takes 380 battery life.

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Has a Microphone in

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a microphone in, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Lumix DMC-FZ300's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 82% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 supports direct printing. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Live View

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Lumix DMC-FZ300's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 41% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a touchscreen. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Lumix DMC-FZ300 is 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Self-Timer

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lumix DMC-FZ300's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 44% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Lower Than Average Magnification

The magnification of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 of only 3.88x is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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