Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Leica C-Lux vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for DMC FZ300
C-Lux vs DMC FZ300: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC FZ300 uses a Compact sensor.
Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the C-Lux is a lot larger than the DMC FZ300's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.
Better choice: Leica C-Lux
C-Lux vs DMC FZ300: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The DMC FZ300 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
DMC FZ300 (0.70x)
Advantage: Panasonic DMC FZ300
Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||12.00|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.33||1.44|
|Weighs less (2)||340g|
|More portable (2)||334cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, the lower weight than the DMC FZ300 and the more compact size.
The C-Lux scores 22 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ300
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||12|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||4096 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||380|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ300 are that the camera is faster, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DMC FZ300 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 13 points for the DMC FZ300.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and DMC FZ300
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC FZ300
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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