• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.2 megapixels
  • 20.0x zoom 25mm - 500mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $330 MSRP
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 20.0x zoom 24mm - 480mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $247 Average Retail $0 MSRP

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Advantages

Sony WX300 over Panasonic ZS25

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Longer battery life
    500 vs 260 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic ZS25 over Sony WX300

  • 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
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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The Competition

Compared to Pentax RZ18

Sony WX300
Pentax RZ18
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $261
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
Panasonic ZS25
Pentax RZ18
  • $247
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p
  • $261
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus

Compared to Samsung WB250F

Sony WX300
Samsung WB250F
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More pixels
  • $175
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • 1080p
Panasonic ZS25
Samsung WB250F
  • $247
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 60p
  • High-res screen
  • $175
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Nikon S9500

Sony WX300
Nikon S9500
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • 60p
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S9500
  • $247
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer shutter
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS

Compared to Fujifilm F850EXR

Sony WX300
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • 60p
  • 1080p
Panasonic ZS25
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $247
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer shutter
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • High-res screen
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Nikon S810c

Sony WX300
Nikon S810c
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • GPS
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S810c
  • $247
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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