• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 280.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm T400 advantages over Panasonic ZS45

  • Lighter weight
    159g vs 249g
    Lighter weight

Panasonic ZS45 advantages over Fujifilm T400

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    480 mm vs 280 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 350 vs 160 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • 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 Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting 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

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm T300

Fujifilm T400
Fujifilm T300
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
Panasonic ZS45
Fujifilm T300
  • $498
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Fujifilm T350

Fujifilm T400
Fujifilm T350
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $111
  • 1/2.3 inch
Panasonic ZS45
Fujifilm T350
  • $498
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $111
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Fujifilm T550

Fujifilm T400
Fujifilm T550
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More dots on screen
Panasonic ZS45
Fujifilm T550
  • $498
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Fujifilm T400
Panasonic ZS40
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Panasonic ZS45
Panasonic ZS40
  • $498
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Fujifilm T400
Panasonic ZS35
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic ZS45
Panasonic ZS35
  • $498
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • More dots on screen
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
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