Here we are comparing two Panasonic cameras cameras with different body types: Panasonic FZ300, which was introduced in July 2015 is a Small Sensor Superzoom camera with a 12.0MP 1/2.3" sensor whereas Panasonic GX85, which was introduced in April 2016 is a Semi-Pro Mirrorless camera with a 16.0MP Four Thirds sensor.
Comparing an interchangeble lens camera to a fixed lens camera is a bit tricky but we will do our best to make this a fair comparison. Fortunately, you can't go wrong with any of these cameras as we rank them amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Panasonic FZ300 is ranked #1
out of 242 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 76 whereas Panasonic GX85 is ranked #9
out of 44 Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras with an overall score of 79.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Panasonic FZ300 and Panasonic GX85 before getting into our more detailed comparison.