• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 360.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Panasonic ZS200 advantages over Canon EOS M200

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.1 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.4 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon EOS M200 advantages over Panasonic ZS200

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.72 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Newer
    19 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.1 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS100

Panasonic ZS200
Panasonic ZS100
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $398
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Canon EOS M200
Panasonic ZS100
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $398
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Panasonic ZS70

Panasonic ZS200
Panasonic ZS70
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Canon EOS M200
Panasonic ZS70
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Canon EOS M100

Panasonic ZS200
Canon EOS M100
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M200
Canon EOS M100
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Newer
  • $469
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Panasonic ZS80

Panasonic ZS200
Panasonic ZS80
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Canon EOS M200
Panasonic ZS80
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Fujifilm X-A7

Panasonic ZS200
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $598
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
Canon EOS M200
Fujifilm X-A7
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
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