Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Specs
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610
All specs: Main page for DMC FZ300
Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ300: The sensors
Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.
Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).
Coolpix P610 vs DMC FZ300: Viewfinder
Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.
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.
Coolpix P610 (0.50x)
DMC FZ300 (0.70x)
Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ300
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.00||12.00|
|Weighs less (2)||565g|
|More portable (2)||1132cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DMC FZ300 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.
The Coolpix P610 scores 11 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ300
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||12|
|Auto Focus points (4)||1||49|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||0.92||1.44|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||1.04|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||4096 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||360||380|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ300 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen 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 23 points for the DMC FZ300.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensitivity||100 - 6400 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and DMC FZ300
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix P610
Panasonic DMC FZ300
We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ300 as better choice.
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