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Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28

Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
24
Overall
30
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28 front
Portability
72
Imaging
33
Features
30
Overall
31

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 Key Specs

Panasonic FS25
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 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
  • Launched January 2009
Panasonic FZ28
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 27-486mm (F2.8-4.4) lens
  • 417g - 118 x 75 x 89mm
  • Released January 2009
Photography Glossary

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 Overview

Lets look more in depth at the Panasonic FS25 and Panasonic FZ28, one being a Small Sensor Compact and the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom and both are sold by Panasonic. The image resolution of the FS25 (12MP) and the FZ28 (10MP) is pretty close and both cameras provide the same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The FS25 was introduced around the same time to the FZ28 which means that they are both of a similar generation. Both cameras have the same body design (Compact).

Before diving right into a comprehensive comparison, here is a short synopsis of how the FS25 grades versus the FZ28 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic FS25 over the Panasonic FZ28

 FS25 FZ28 
Screen dimensions3"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.3")

Reasons to pick Panasonic FZ28 over the Panasonic FS25

 FZ28 FS25 
Manual focus Very precise focus

Common features in the Panasonic FS25 and Panasonic FZ28

 FS25 FZ28 
ReleasedJanuary 2009January 2009Same generation
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen resolution230k230kSame screen resolution
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen
Touch friendly screen No Touch friendly screen

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 Physical Comparison

For those who are aiming to carry your camera frequently, you should factor in its weight and size. The Panasonic FS25 has got exterior dimensions of 97mm x 58mm x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") having a weight of 148 grams (0.33 lbs) while the Panasonic FZ28 has specifications of 118mm x 75mm x 89mm (4.6" x 3.0" x 3.5") and a weight of 417 grams (0.92 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you are using at that moment. Underneath is a front view measurements comparison of the FS25 against the FZ28.

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the FS25 and FZ28 is 95 and 72 respectively.

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it is tough to picture the contrast in sensor sizing simply by researching specs. The photograph underneath may offer you a far better sense of the sensor sizes in the FS25 and FZ28.

As you can plainly see, each of these cameras provide the same sensor dimensions albeit different MP. You should expect the Panasonic FS25 to provide you with greater detail using its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution will help you crop shots more aggressively.

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 sensor size comparison

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Panasonic FS25
Portrait photography with Panasonic FZ28
26
provides face detection focus
focusing manually not possible
manual exposure not possible
can't use external flash
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
35
has manual focus
delivers RAW files
no external flash support
low resolution sensor (10 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Panasonic FS25 Street photography information
Panasonic FZ28 Street photography information
57
has image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
56
image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
screen does not articulate
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic FS25 Sports photography highlights
Panasonic FZ28 Sports photography highlights
25
has image stabilization (Optical)
slow fps (2.0 fps)
no shutter priority
sensor resolution low (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
33
amazing zoom range (27-486mm 18.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Optical)
very slow continuous shooting (3.0 frames/s)
low resolution sensor (10 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Panasonic FS25 as a Travel photography camera
Panasonic FZ28 as a Travel photography camera
51
built-in flash
does not have Time Lapse function
sensor resolution low (12MP)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
52
built-in flash
pretty wide (27mm)
great zoom (486mm)
missing Timelapse function
low resolution sensor (10 megapixels)
screen isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic FS25 as a Landscape photography camera
Panasonic FZ28 as a Landscape photography camera
32
screen is a decent size (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
focusing manually not possible
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
manual exposure not possible
sensor resolution low (12MP)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
does not have Time Lapse function
40
has manual focus
pretty wide (27mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
tiny screen (2.7 inches)
low resolution sensor (10MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
missing Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic FS25 Vlogging information
Panasonic FZ28 Vlogging information
28
has image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection focus
wide angle not fantastic (29mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.3)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
low res video (640 x 480 resolution)
does not have external mic port
24
pretty wide (27mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video quality not great (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing microphone support
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Panasonic FS25 vs Panasonic FZ28 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic FS25 and Panasonic FZ28
 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28
General Information
Make Panasonic Panasonic
Model Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28
Class Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Superzoom
Launched 2009-01-27 2009-01-15
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.08 x 4.56mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 27.7mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 10 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 16:9, 4:3 and 3:2 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4000 x 3000 3648 x 2736
Highest native ISO 1600 6400
Highest enhanced ISO 6400 -
Min native ISO 80 100
RAW files
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points 11 -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 29-145mm (5.0x) 27-486mm (18.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.3-5.9 f/2.8-4.4
Macro focus range 5cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.9 5.9
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 3 inch 2.7 inch
Resolution of screen 230k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Features
Minimum shutter speed 60 seconds 60 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shutter rate 2.0 frames/s 3.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 5.30 m 8.50 m (Auto ISO)
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync Auto, Red-Eye Auto, On, Red-Eye On, Red-Eye Slow Sync, Off, Slow Sync (1&2)
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps, 848 x 480, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 @ 30fps, 320 x 240 @ 10fps
Highest video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video format Motion JPEG -
Microphone support
Headphone support
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 proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 148g (0.33 pounds) 417g (0.92 pounds)
Physical dimensions 97 x 58 x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") 118 x 75 x 89mm (4.6" x 3.0" x 3.5")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 27
DXO Color Depth score not tested 17.9
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 10.1
DXO Low light score not tested 79
Other
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots One One
Pricing at release $230 $599