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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 vs Sony DSC-H400

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 vs Sony DSC-H400

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330

54

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning bridge camera, good for wildlife photography
89
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
36
Poor
43
Average Features
43
3 Years Old
Overall Score
54
Average
Bridge 12.1MP 24x Yes Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sony DSC-H400

75

Overall Score

Sony DSC-H400

£219.00
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and fully featured bridge camera, great for wildlife photography
78
610 Reviews
85
Very Good
80
Fully-Featured
48
3 Years Old
Overall Score
75
Very Good
Bridge 20.1MP 63x Yes Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
2 Awards
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating
No reviews found

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  bridge  bridge
Megapixels 12.1MP 20.1MP
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Image Sensor Size Unknown - Click to provide data 1"
Still Image Resolution  5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  7152 x 1080  2592 x 1944  1920 x 1080  5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896  11520 x 1080  3648 x 2736  7152 x 1080  2592 x 1944  1920 x 1080
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Maximum Image Resolution  5152 x 3864  5152 x 3864
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Optical Sensor Size  2/3"  2/3"
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Sensor Type  CCD  CCD
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Image Formats Supported  RAW  EXIF  DPOF  JPG
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 RAW  EXIF  DPOF  JPG
Image Stabilizer Location  Optical  Optical

Design

Material  Metal  Full metal  Metal  Full metal
Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 24x 63x
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Digital Zoom 4x 500x
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Minimum Aperture Number 11 3.4
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Maximum Aperture Number 2.8 6.5
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Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 108mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 4.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Filter Size Unknown - Click to provide data 55mm

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.3m 0.01m
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Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  spot  multi point  centre weighted  tracking  Spot Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking  Tracking Auto Focus  spot  multi point  centre weighted  tracking  Spot Auto Focus  Multi Point Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face tracking  Tracking Auto Focus
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Auto Focus (AF) Points 49 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Normal Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5m

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  100  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
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 100  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
Light Exposure Modes  Backlight  Portrait  ID  Sunset  Artistic nightscape  Backlit softness  Bright blue sky  Clear in backlight  Clear nightscape  Clear portrait  Cool night sky  Distinct scenery  Glistening water  Glittering illuminations  Handheld night s  Relaxing tone  Romantic sunset glow  Silky skin  Sweet childs face  Vivid sunset glow  Warm glowing nightscape  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  Backlight  Portrait  ID  Sunset  Artistic nightscape  Backlit softness  Bright blue sky  Clear in backlight  Clear nightscape  Clear portrait  Cool night sky  Distinct scenery  Glistening water  Glittering illuminations  Handheld night s  Relaxing tone  Romantic sunset glow  Silky skin  Sweet childs face  Vivid sunset glow  Warm glowing nightscape  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
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ISO Sensitivity (max) 6,400
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3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100 80
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Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
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Shutter

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

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization  Auto  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization
Flash Guide Number 9m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
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Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160
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 3840 x 2160
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
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 1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 30fps
Video Formats Supported  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  H.264  MP4  AVCHD  AVC  H.264
HD Type  HD  HD

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  AAC++  AAC++

Memory

Internal Memory 128MB 55MB
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Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD
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Display

Display Diagonal Unknown - Click to provide data 3"
Display Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 460,800 pixels
Display  TFT  TFT
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Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size 3"
BEST
0.2"
Viewfinder Type  Live View  Electronic  Live View  Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  USB  USB 2.0  1 x USB 2.0 1 x composite video/audio output  Composite video  audio  1  Composite video/audio  USB  USB 2.0  1 x USB 2.0 1 x composite video/audio output  Composite video  audio  1  Composite video/audio
HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Fluorescent  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Fluorescent
Shooting Modes  Auto  Movie  Manual  Mo  Auto  Movie  Manual  Mo
Photo Effects  Vivid  Art  Vivid  Art
Self-Timer Delay
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Pet  Beach  Snow  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Portrait  Party (indoor)  Pet

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 691g 628g
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Height 91.5mm 95mm
Depth 117.1mm 122.3mm
Width 131.6mm 129.6mm
Weight (including Battery) Unknown - Click to provide data 655g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
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 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 380 shots
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300 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Operating Temperature Range (T-T)  40 °C  40 °C

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Metering Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 0.69kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Focal Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Compatible Operating Systems Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed 60s
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Remote Release Terminal Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
Frame Rate Unknown - Click to provide data 0.71fps

Technical Details

Image Processor  Venus Engine  Venus Engine
Shooting Programs Unknown - Click to provide data
Continuous Shooting Unknown - Click to provide data
Continuous Shooting Speed (max) Unknown - Click to provide data
Silent Shooting
3D Shooting Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In WiFi Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewfinder Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 201 pixels
Microphone Operation Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
Wireless Technology Unknown - Click to provide data
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