• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic ZS25 advantages over Canon N2

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    480 mm vs 224 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 260 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.0 fps vs 2.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Canon N2 advantages over Panasonic ZS25

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Newer
    4 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • 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

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS20

Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS20
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in GPS
Canon N2
Panasonic ZS20
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Sony H90

Panasonic ZS25
Sony H90
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon N2
Sony H90
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon S9500

Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S9500
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS
Canon N2
Nikon S9500
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Panasonic ZS25
Samsung WB50F
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Manual focus
Canon N2
Samsung WB50F
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $294
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic SZ10

Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic SZ10
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $365
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Canon N2
Panasonic SZ10
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $365
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
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