Canon Ixus 185 vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Ixus 185 vs DMC FZ300 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon Ixus 185 vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Specs

Ixus 185

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 100 – 1600 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 68.00mm (2.7″) Monitor
  • Zoom 28-224mm (8x), f3.2-6.9
  • No WiFi
  • 95.2 x 54.3 x 22.1mm³ (3.7″ x 2.1″ x 0.9″)
  • 126g (4.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Ixus 185

DMC FZ300

  • Introduced in July 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 – 6400 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 131.6 x 91.5 x 117.1mm³ (5.2″ x 3.6″ x 4.6″)
  • 691g (22.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ300

Ixus 185 vs DMC FZ300: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon Ixus 185 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon Ixus 185 a better choice

Ixus 185

DMC FZ300

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.00 12.00
Weighs less (2)

126g
(4.1 oz.)
691g
(22.3 oz.)
More portable (2)

114cm³
(7 cu.in.)
1410cm³
(89 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Ixus 185 are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DMC FZ300 and the more compact size.

The Ixus 185 scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ300

Ixus 185

DMC FZ300

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

1 12
Auto Focus points (4)

9 49
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 1600 ISO 100 – 6400 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

0.23 1.04
Articulated monitor (2)

Touch screen (2)

Better Video (2)

1280 x 720 4096 x 2160
External microphone (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

210 380
WiFi (2)

Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ300 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC FZ300 is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Ixus 185: that the battery has more stamina, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

Yields 30 points for the DMC FZ300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Ixus 185

DMC FZ300

Sensor format

Compact Compact
Built-in flash

Canon Ixus 185 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Ixus 185 and DMC FZ300

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon Ixus 185

Panasonic DMC FZ300

9
30

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ300 as better choice.

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