• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 360.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic ZS200 advantages over Canon G5X Mark II

  • Less expensive
    $698 vs $899
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    360 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Canon G5X Mark II advantages over Panasonic ZS200

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Fast startup
    ~1.50 vs 2.9 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Newer
    5 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    20.0 fps vs 10.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    30.0 fps vs 9.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    71 vs 33 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/25600 vs 1/16000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS100

Panasonic ZS200
Panasonic ZS100
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $448
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Canon G5X Mark II
Panasonic ZS100
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $448
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon G7X Mark II

Panasonic ZS200
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $599
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Canon G5X Mark II
Canon G7X Mark II
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $599
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC

Compared to Sony RX100 VI

Panasonic ZS200
Sony RX100 VI
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1098
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger lens aperture
Canon G5X Mark II
Sony RX100 VI
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $1098
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC

Compared to Panasonic ZS80

Panasonic ZS200
Panasonic ZS80
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Canon G5X Mark II
Panasonic ZS80
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Canon G7X Mark III

Panasonic ZS200
Canon G7X Mark III
  • $698
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon G5X Mark II
Canon G7X Mark III
  • $899
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $749
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • External Mic Jack
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