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

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Advantages

Pentax RZ18 over Panasonic ZS25

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

Panasonic ZS25 over Pentax RZ18

  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    2 years 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 exposure
    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

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Pentax RZ18
Panasonic ZS35
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lighter weight
  • $230
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS35
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $230
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon S810c

Pentax RZ18
Nikon S810c
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Manual focus
  • $328
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S810c
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $328
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Panasonic ZS45

Pentax RZ18
Panasonic ZS45
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lighter weight
  • $294
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS45
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $294
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Nikon S6900

Pentax RZ18
Nikon S6900
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Manual focus
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S6900
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon S7000

Pentax RZ18
Nikon S7000
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $274
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S7000
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $274
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC
  • In-camera panoramas
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