• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 10.0x zoom 25mm - 250mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $124 Average Retail
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 10.0x zoom 24mm - 240mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $151 Average Retail $180 MSRP

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Advantages

Panasonic SZ3 over Samsung WB30F

  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Samsung WB30F over Panasonic SZ3

  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly

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The Competition

Compared to Sony WX80

Panasonic SZ3
Sony WX80
  • $124
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
Samsung WB30F
Sony WX80
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Longer shutter
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • HDMI out

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Panasonic SZ3
Canon 130 IS
  • $124
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • High-res screen
Samsung WB30F
Canon 130 IS
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • High-res screen
  • HDMI out

Compared to Canon 115 IS

Panasonic SZ3
Canon 115 IS
  • $124
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
Samsung WB30F
Canon 115 IS
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon 140 IS

Panasonic SZ3
Canon 140 IS
  • $124
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
Samsung WB30F
Canon 140 IS
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $142
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon 135

Panasonic SZ3
Canon 135
  • $124
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
Samsung WB30F
Canon 135
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wider angle lens
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
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