• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 288.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm T550 advantages over Panasonic ZS35

  • Lighter weight
    141g vs 250g
    Lighter weight

Panasonic ZS35 advantages over Fujifilm T550

  • 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 288 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 350 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm T400

Fujifilm T550
Fujifilm T400
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More dots on screen
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
Panasonic ZS35
Fujifilm T400
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony HX10V

Fujifilm T550
Sony HX10V
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
Panasonic ZS35
Sony HX10V
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $375
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Sony HX20V

Fujifilm T550
Sony HX20V
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $326
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic ZS35
Sony HX20V
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $326
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Manual focus

Compared to Nikon S6800

Fujifilm T550
Nikon S6800
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Panasonic ZS35
Nikon S6800
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Fujifilm T550
Canon 340 HS
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
Panasonic ZS35
Canon 340 HS
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Thinner
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