• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 450.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Nikon S9300 advantages over Panasonic ZS19

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More dots on screen
    921k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen

Panasonic ZS19 advantages over Nikon S9300

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 260 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

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
  • 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

User reviews

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS8

Nikon S9300
Panasonic ZS8
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $259
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Panasonic ZS19
Panasonic ZS8
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $259
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Fujifilm F660EXR

Nikon S9300
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Panasonic ZS19
Fujifilm F660EXR
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $131
  • 1/2 inch
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Samsung WB150F

Nikon S9300
Samsung WB150F
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • HDMI out
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic ZS19
Samsung WB150F
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • HDMI out
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Panasonic ZS20

Nikon S9300
Panasonic ZS20
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More dots on screen
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic ZS19
Panasonic ZS20
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Nikon L610

Nikon S9300
Nikon L610
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Panasonic ZS19
Nikon L610
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $147
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Compare Other Cameras?