LCD and Viewfinder
Panasonic FZ200 has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Panasonic FZ200 will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
FZ200 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,312kdots and coverage of 100%.
Panasonic FZ200 can shoot continuously at max speed of 12 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec . FZ200 has a built-in flash, and you can also mount your external flashes too.
Panasonic FZ200 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 23 points to choose from.
With Panasonic FZ200, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60,50,30,25 fps with bit rates up to 28 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and AVCHD formats. Full HD resolution of Panasonic FZ200 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video. There is also a high speed mode where you can capture videos at 240 fps for ultra slow motion videos. FZ200 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Panasonic FZ200 also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Panasonic FZ200 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 540 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR-Like type cameras is 358 shots, Panasonic FZ200 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Panasonic FZ200 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Panasonic FZ200 is $399.99