• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24mm - 480mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 450mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Panasonic ZS25 over Pentax RZ18

  • Longer battery life
    260 vs 0 shots
    Capture more photos
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    20 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 0 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Pentax RZ18 over Panasonic ZS25

  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS30
  • $206
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
Pentax RZ18
Panasonic ZS30
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $272
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Fujifilm F900EXR

Panasonic ZS25
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $206
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer shutter
  • $243
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Wi-Fi
Pentax RZ18
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $243
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots RAW
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS40
  • $206
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
Pentax RZ18
Panasonic ZS40
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS35
  • $206
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 60p
  • $225
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Pentax RZ18
Panasonic ZS35
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $225
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon S810c

Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S810c
  • $206
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
Pentax RZ18
Nikon S810c
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Manual focus
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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