• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P310 advantages over Panasonic TS30

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    921k 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
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    7.0 fps vs 1.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic TS30 advantages over Nikon P310

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 32 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    3 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    144g vs 194g
    Lighter weight
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

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
  • 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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P300

Nikon P310
Nikon P300
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
Panasonic TS30
Nikon P300
  • $138
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Panasonic TS20

Nikon P310
Panasonic TS20
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • HDMI out
  • $164
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Thinner
Panasonic TS30
Panasonic TS20
  • $138
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
  • $164
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Panasonic TS25

Nikon P310
Panasonic TS25
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • HDMI out
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Thinner
Panasonic TS30
Panasonic TS25
  • $138
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
  • $141
  • 1/2.33 inch

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Nikon P310
Olympus XZ-10
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
Panasonic TS30
Olympus XZ-10
  • $138
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Fujifilm XQ2

Nikon P310
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic TS30
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $138
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Thinner
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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