In this review, we will be comparing P950 and FZ300, two Small Sensor Superzoom cameras from Nikon and Panasonic. Nikon P950 was introduced to market in January 2020 and Panasonic FZ300 was launched in July 2015. As you can see, FZ300 is 5 years older than P950. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Both cameras have 1/2.3" sensors but Nikon P950 has a 16.0 MP and Panasonic FZ300 has a 12.0 MP resolution. We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Out of 243 cameras in this class, Nikon P950 is ranked #10
with an overall score of 61 and Panasonic FZ300 is ranked #1
with an overall score of 71.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Nikon P950 and Panasonic FZ300 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Nikon P950 and Panasonic FZ300 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.