• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 280.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Fujifilm JZ300 advantages over Ricoh Theta V

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    280 mm vs 7 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel

Ricoh Theta V advantages over Fujifilm JZ300

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 720p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    15 months vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    121g vs 165g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    14.5 vs 12.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    7 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/25000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

Buy From

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Olympus 9000

Fujifilm JZ300
Olympus 9000
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $138
  • 1/2.33 inch
Ricoh Theta V
Olympus 9000
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $138
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Panasonic DMC-ZR1

Fujifilm JZ300
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
Ricoh Theta V
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FH20

Fujifilm JZ300
Panasonic DMC-FH20
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $180
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
Ricoh Theta V
Panasonic DMC-FH20
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $180
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm JZ500

Fujifilm JZ300
Fujifilm JZ500
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
Ricoh Theta V
Fujifilm JZ500
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm T200

Fujifilm JZ300
Fujifilm T200
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
Ricoh Theta V
Fujifilm T200
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Compare Other Cameras?