• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 384.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 500.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic ZS15 advantages over Fujifilm F900EXR

  • Less expensive
    $280 vs $400 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm F900EXR advantages over Panasonic ZS15

  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    500 mm vs 384 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 10.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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 Panasonic ZS10

Panasonic ZS15
Panasonic ZS10
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $214
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Fujifilm F900EXR
Panasonic ZS10
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $214
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Panasonic ZS8

Panasonic ZS15
Panasonic ZS8
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
  • $259
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Fujifilm F900EXR
Panasonic ZS8
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $259
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm F770EXR

Panasonic ZS15
Fujifilm F770EXR
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F770EXR
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch

Compared to Sony H90

Panasonic ZS15
Sony H90
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • HDMI out
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Longer exposure
Fujifilm F900EXR
Sony H90
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure

Compared to Fujifilm F850EXR

Panasonic ZS15
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $214
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $280
  • 1/2 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • More dots on screen
Fujifilm F900EXR
Fujifilm F850EXR
  • $269
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $280
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
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