Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs DMC TZ101 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 Specs

PowerShot SX60 HS

  • Introduced in October 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.5")
  • 650g (21.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX60 HS

DMC TZ101

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-250mm (10x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111 x 65 x 44mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.7")
  • 310g (10.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX60 HS vs DMC TZ101: The sensors

PowerShot SX60 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the DMC TZ101 uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the DMC TZ101's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot SX60 HS employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Panasonic DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX60 HS vs DMC TZ101: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX60 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The DMC TZ101 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.46x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX60 HS (0.50x)

DMC TZ101 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX60 HSSimulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101

Advantage: Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

DMC TZ101

Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)340320

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 5 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX60 HS

DMC TZ101

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.921.16
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
310g
(10.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 cu.in.)
317cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DMC TZ101 is made easy by the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 36 points for the DMC TZ101.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

DMC TZ101

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ101, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ101, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ101, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ101, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ101

5
36

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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