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Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25

Portability
96
Imaging
38
Features
23
Overall
32
Panasonic Lumix DMC-F5 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25 front
Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
24
Overall
30

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 Key Specs

Panasonic F5
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F3.2-6.5) lens
  • 121g - 97 x 58 x 22mm
  • Released January 2013
Panasonic FS25
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Bump to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 29-145mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 148g - 97 x 58 x 22mm
  • Announced January 2009
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Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 Overview

Let's look more closely at the Panasonic F5 and Panasonic FS25, both Small Sensor Compact digital cameras and both are produced by Panasonic. The image resolution of the F5 (14MP) and the FS25 (12MP) is fairly similar and both cameras have the identical sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The F5 was released 4 years after the FS25 which is quite a serious gap as far as technology is concerned. Both cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before getting straight to a detailed comparison, here is a concise introduction of how the F5 matches up against the FS25 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic F5 over the Panasonic FS25

 F5 FS25 
AnnouncedJanuary 2013January 2009Newer by 49 months

Reasons to pick Panasonic FS25 over the Panasonic F5

 FS25 F5 
Display size3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")

Common features in the Panasonic F5 and Panasonic FS25

 F5 FS25 
Manual focus Lack of manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display resolution230k230kThe same display resolution
Selfie screen Neither comes with selfie screen
Touch friendly display No Touch friendly display

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is aiming to travel with your camera, you have to consider its weight and proportions. The Panasonic F5 comes with outside dimensions of 97mm x 58mm x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") with a weight of 121 grams (0.27 lbs) and the Panasonic FS25 has measurements of 97mm x 58mm x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") having a weight of 148 grams (0.33 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you have chosen at that moment. Here is a front view dimension comparison of the F5 vs the FS25.

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability score of the F5 and FS25 is 96 and 95 respectively.

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 Sensor Comparison

Normally, its tough to envision the difference between sensor dimensions just by reviewing a spec sheet. The image underneath will provide you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the F5 and FS25.

Clearly, the 2 cameras come with the identical sensor size but not the same megapixels. You should anticipate the Panasonic F5 to offer you extra detail as a result of its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also let you crop pics a good deal more aggressively. The fresher F5 will have a benefit when it comes to sensor tech.

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 sensor size comparison

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Panasonic F5 as a Portrait photography camera
Panasonic FS25 as a Portrait photography camera
29
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
lack of manual exposure
can't use external flash
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
26
supports face detect focusing
no manual focus
lack of manual exposure
can't use external flash
MP count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Panasonic F5 Street photography highlights
Panasonic FS25 Street photography highlights
56
lighter than competitors (121 grams)
no moving screen
no image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
57
image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Panasonic F5
Sports photography with Panasonic FS25
33
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
max fps low (1.0 fps)
no shutter priority
no image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
25
image stabilization (Optical)
painfully slow continuous shooting (2.0 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
MP count low (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Panasonic F5 Travel photography advice
Panasonic FS25 Travel photography advice
68
lighter than competitors (121 grams)
sensor resolution is decent (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
pretty wide (28mm)
lack of Time Lapse mode
screen is not selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
51
has built in flash
lack of Time Lapse recording
MP count low (12 megapixels)
display is not selfie friendly
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic F5 Landscape photography advice
Panasonic FS25 Landscape photography advice
33
pretty wide (28mm)
sensor resolution is decent (14MP)
no manual focus
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
tiny screen (2.7 inch)
lack of manual exposure
no image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
lack of Time Lapse mode
32
nice screen size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
lack of manual exposure
MP count low (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
lack of Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic F5 Vlogging features
Panasonic FS25 Vlogging features
28
pretty wide (28mm)
lighter than competitors (121g)
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
screen is not selfie friendly
no image stabilization
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
lack of external mic port
28
image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detect focusing
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
display is not selfie friendly
low res video (640 x 480 pixels)
lack of mic socket
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Panasonic F5 vs Panasonic FS25 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic F5 and Panasonic FS25
 Panasonic Lumix DMC-F5Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25
General Information
Make Panasonic Panasonic
Model type Panasonic Lumix DMC-F5 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Released 2013-01-07 2009-01-27
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.08 x 4.56mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 27.7mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 12 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio - 16:9, 4:3 and 3:2
Highest resolution 4320 x 3240 4000 x 3000
Highest native ISO 6400 1600
Highest boosted ISO - 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW files
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points - 11
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 29-145mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.2-6.5 f/3.3-5.9
Macro focusing distance 5cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.9 5.9
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 2.7 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 230k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Display technology TFT LCD -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 8 secs 60 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 1.0fps 2.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Change WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 5.70 m 5.30 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 1280x720 640x480
Video file format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 121 grams (0.27 pounds) 148 grams (0.33 pounds)
Physical dimensions 97 x 58 x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") 97 x 58 x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 250 pictures -
Battery type Battery Pack -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots One One
Price at launch $100 $230