• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 384.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic ZS15 advantages over Fujifilm XP140

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.3 vs f/3.9
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    384 mm vs 140 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm XP140 advantages over Panasonic ZS15

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    3 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.4 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    6 vs 4 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Leica V-LUX 30

Panasonic ZS15
Leica V-LUX 30
  • $698
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $999
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • Longer exposure
Fujifilm XP140
Leica V-LUX 30
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $999
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon SX260 HS

Panasonic ZS15
Canon SX260 HS
  • $698
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS
Fujifilm XP140
Canon SX260 HS
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $500
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica V-LUX 40

Panasonic ZS15
Leica V-LUX 40
  • $698
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster shutter
  • $698
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm XP140
Leica V-LUX 40
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $698
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Fujifilm XP120

Panasonic ZS15
Fujifilm XP120
  • $698
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP140
Fujifilm XP120
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Fujifilm XP130

Panasonic ZS15
Fujifilm XP130
  • $698
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm XP140
Fujifilm XP130
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
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