• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.0x zoom 25mm - 600mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $445 Average Retail $350 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 30.0x zoom 24mm - 720mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $527 Average Retail $300 MSRP

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Advantages

Panasonic FZ60 over Fujifilm SL300

  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 14.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    20 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Fujifilm SL300 over Panasonic FZ60

  • Lens zoom ratio
    30.0x vs 24.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer shutter
    8 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Panasonic FZ60
Panasonic FZ200
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • $536
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW
Fujifilm SL300
Panasonic FZ200
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $536
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW

Compared to Pentax X-5

Panasonic FZ60
Pentax X-5
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $409
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wider angle lens
Fujifilm SL300
Pentax X-5
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Hot shoe
  • $409
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon P520

Panasonic FZ60
Nikon P520
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P520
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $427
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Nikon L830

Panasonic FZ60
Nikon L830
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Manual focus
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Lens zoom ratio
Fujifilm SL300
Nikon L830
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Hot shoe
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Nikon P530

Panasonic FZ60
Nikon P530
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
Fujifilm SL300
Nikon P530
  • $527
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • $360
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Manual focus
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