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Frequent Contributor
Posts: 26
Registered: ‎05-04-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

please let me know what you think of the specs of the Sony - i am a semi novice but very pleased.

Frequent Contributor
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Registered: ‎05-04-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

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Registered: ‎05-10-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

I've been using a site called snapsort to compare cameras:

 

http://snapsort.com/compare/Canon-PowerShot-SX280-HS-vs-Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-WX300

 

 

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Posts: 68
Registered: ‎05-17-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

You might, if interested, check out a comparison between the Sony and the Lumix (which, btw, also wins over the SX280):

 

http://snapsort.com/compare/Panasonic-Lumix-ZS30-vs-Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-WX300

 

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 61
Registered: ‎05-22-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

Also the Lumix ZS-25, the non-wifi version of the 30, is now available for around $229 -- major factor, without any of the extras headaches. My previous p/s was a Lumix ZS1, which I loved but unfortunately ran through a complete wash cycle. Don't ask.

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 61
Registered: ‎05-22-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

However: The lack of an external charger for those new Lumixes is NOT appealing to me, either. Nobody wants to shoot one set of shots then have to plug their camera in for two hours.

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Posts: 68
Registered: ‎05-17-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

You mean the battery cannot be romoved???

Frequent Contributor
Posts: 61
Registered: ‎05-22-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

It can be removed and replaced, as usual, but from what I have read, there's no separate charger made by Panasonic -- or currently, apparently by anyone else. Anyone who owns one care to confirm?

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Posts: 92
Registered: ‎05-13-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

The Lumix ZS30 doesn't come with an external battery charger.  There are spare batteries and external chargers available on Amazon and elsewhere but that just kicks up the initial cost another $20.

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Posts: 26
Registered: ‎05-04-2013

Re: SX280 - battery life shooting video

No external charger is like having no camera.
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