• 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 Fujifilm F660EXR

Pentax RZ18
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Manual focus
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • HDMI out
Panasonic ZS25
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Nikon S9300

Pentax RZ18
Nikon S9300
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • HDMI out
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S9300
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Sony H90

Pentax RZ18
Sony H90
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
Panasonic ZS25
Sony H90
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Panasonic ZS19

Pentax RZ18
Panasonic ZS19
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $248
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 60p video
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS19
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Newer
  • $248
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Panasonic ZS30

Pentax RZ18
Panasonic ZS30
  • $160
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • $284
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS30
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $284
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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