Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 comparison

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
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Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
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Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX300
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Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR (Black)

Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR (Black)
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Price $406 to $599 at 6 stores $399 at 7 stores $337 to $467 at 5 stores $398 to $399 at 11 stores $249 to $338 at 3 stores
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.5 stars out of 6 reviews 4.0 stars out of 4 reviews 4.5 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date July 17, 2012 September 06, 2012 January 06, 2013 February 28, 2013 May 20, 2013
The Bottom Line If you're searching for a long-zoom camera that falls in between a point-and-shoot and digital SLR experience, look no further than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200. If you simply must have the longest zoom in the room, the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS satisfies. The Fujifilm FinePix HS50EXR's features and performance are well beyond those of your average point-and-shoot megazoom, making it a fine choice for enthusiasts and as a family camera. It can't match some of its competition in the features department, but the Sony Cyber-shot HX300 still packs a powerful zoom lens and plenty of point-and-shoot punch. If you crave a compact megazoom that gives you a lot of control over your results, look no further than the Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Type LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 2.8 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
Dimensions (W x D x H) 4.9 in x 4.3 in x 3.4 in
4.8 in x 4.2 in x 3.4 in
5.3 in x 5.7 in x 4 in
5.1 in x 4.1 in x 3.7 in
4.1 in x 1.4 in x 2.4 in
Lens System 24 x x Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 108 mm - F/2.8
50 x x Zoom lens - 4.3 mm - 215 mm - F/3.4-6.5
42 x x
Zoom lens - 4.4 mm - 185 mm - F/2.8-5.6
50 x x
Zoom lens - 4.3 mm - 215 mm - F/2.8-6.3
20 x x Zoom lens - 4.6 mm - 92 mm - F/3.5-5.3
Optical sensor type MOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
Exmor R CMOS
EXR-CMOS II
Light sensitivity ISO auto (1600-6400)
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 6400
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 5000
ISO 2000
ISO 3200
ISO 125
ISO 1600
ISO 4000
ISO 2500
ISO 250
ISO 800
ISO 1250
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 1000
ISO 160
ISO 640
ISO 320
ISO 400
ISO 500
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 6400 (8Mpix)
ISO 12800 (4Mpix)
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 5000
ISO 2000
ISO 3200
ISO 125
ISO 1600
ISO 4000
ISO 2500
ISO 250
ISO 800
ISO 1250
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 12800
ISO 1000
ISO 160
ISO 640
ISO 320
ISO 400
ISO 500
ISO 10000
ISO 8000
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 6400 (8Mpix)
ISO 12800 (4Mpix)
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO auto
Video capture AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
MPEG-4 - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1280 x 720 -
MPEG-4 - 1280 x 720 -
MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 -
MPEG-4 - 1280 x 720 -
MPEG-4 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
iFrame - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 640 x 480 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 640 x 480 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - Miniature Effect
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 320 x 112 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1440 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 320 x 112 -
Digital zoom 4 x
4 x
2 x
4 x
3.4 x
Weight 1.2 lbs
19.4 oz
1.7 lbs
22 oz
7.5 oz
Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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