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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
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A multi award winning but 2 year old bridge camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites
Bridge 12.1MP 24x Yes Jan 2016
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 number 616 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
131 Reviews + 9 Awards
71
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Pricerunner.se plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Reviewed.com plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality, a good screen / viewfinder and it is fairly priced. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of 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
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
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Video Reviews

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded of all the digital cameras.

This Panasonic digital camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Pricerunner.se, Pcauthority.com.au and Digitallife.se all of whom said that this digital camera was very good.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both review sites Reviewed.com and Photoreview.com.au, both of which decided that this digital camera was astonishingly good.

The author at review website 3dGameMan.com thought that this Panasonic camera was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all said that this camera was very good. This digital camera received a "5 Star" award from both 01net.com and Digital Versus and Ua.gecid.com gave it a "High Functionality" award.

Good Expert Reviews

22 experts from sites including CNET.com, Digital Versus, digitalfoto.dk and CNET.co.uk have rated this camera on average 87%. This puts this Panasonic camera in the top 10% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 109 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is brilliant. Over 71% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Three owners considered that it was noisy.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Nine owners who bought the product agreed that it had a good zoom, six customers who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens and five people who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good autofocus. four owners considered that the product had a good image stabiliser.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Five customers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good screen and three customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good viewfinder.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Panasonic Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 13,199 user and expert reviews (including 3,558 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 95% of those that bought a Panasonic camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Eight customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features.

Users Report Nice Design

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was ergonomic.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Three customers agreed that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Five customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was good for video recording.

Users Report That it is Robust

Four people reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report a Good Flash

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good flash.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Nine owners considered that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven people reckoned that it was easy to use and two people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

21 owners agreed that the product was able to produce good images and two customers who bought it considered that it had a good image sensor.

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2016.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

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

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Lumix DMC-FZ300's optical zoom of 24x is in the biggest 15% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This Panasonic camera also has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best).

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Lumix DMC-FZ300's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 of 6,400 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 50% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 of 640g is in the heaviest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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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 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. 1920 x 1080 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this Panasonic digital camera supports video resolutions of 3840 x 2160 pixels, 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels, 1280 x 720 pixels plus 1 more value. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). 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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380 Battery Life

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 is a camera that takes 380 shots battery life.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a built-in speaker(s). 91% of cameras 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 Lumix DMC-FZ300 features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Microphone in

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

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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 Image Sensor Size

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

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Supports Direct Printing

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 88% 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 digital 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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Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 44% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Lumix DMC-FZ300 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

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

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Has a Touchscreen

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The Lumix DMC-FZ300's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% 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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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

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

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of digital 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, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic dmcfz300ksf32ux2tq, panasonic pandmcfz300bk, panasonic dmcfz300bdl, panasonic dmcfz300k1, panasonic dmcfz300k2

Barcodes:

0000008.85E+11, 00841434105059, 00841434105066, 05025232830657, 05025232830671

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