Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15 vs. Nikon Coolpix P310

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Jan 31, 2012
Feb 1, 2012
 
Compact
Compact
 
4000 x 3000
4608 x 3456
4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 904, 1504 x 1504
4608 x 2592, 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 1920 x 1080, 1600 X 1200, 640 x 480
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
13 megapixels
17 megapixels
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
 
Auto, Hi Auto (1600-6400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. 3200
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200
6400
12800
4
5
Yes (1)
Yes
Optical
Optical
No
No
Fine, Standard
Fine, Normal, Basic
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • 3D: MPO
 
 
24–384 mm
24–100 mm
16×
4.2×
F3.3–5.9
F1.8–4.9
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Continuous
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Face Detection
Yes
 
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
No
Yes
50 cm (19.69)
30 cm (11.81)
3 cm (1.18)
2 cm (0.79)
23
 
 
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
460,000
921,000
No
No
 
TFT-LCD with Anti-reflection coating
Yes
Yes
None
None
 
15 sec
 
1/4000 sec
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • 3D
 
  • Portrait
  • Soft Skin
  • Scenery
  • Panorama Shot
  • Sports
  • Night Portrait
  • Night Scenery
  • Hand Held Night Shot
  • HDR
  • Food
  • Baby1
  • Baby2
  • Pet
  • Sunset
  • High Sensitivity
  • Glass Through
  • Underwater
 
Yes
Yes (Pop-up)
6.40 m
 
No
No
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow-sync
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
 
1.9 fps
 
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Spot AF-area
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±1 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
 
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30fps), 1280 x 720p (30 fps), 640 x 480 (120, 30fps)
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, H.264
Mono
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
SD/SDHC/SDXC
70 MB internal
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes
Yes (Mini Connector)
No
No
 
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Nikon EN-EL12 Lithium-Ion battery
260
230
208 g (0.46 lb / 7.34 oz)
194 g (0.43 lb / 6.84 oz)
105 x 58 x 33 mm (4.13 x 2.28 x 1.3)
103 x 58 x 32 mm (4.06 x 2.28 x 1.26)
 
Yes
 
No
No
None
None