Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DMC TZ101 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 Specs

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6")
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 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 SX70 HS vs DMC TZ101: The sensors

PowerShot SX70 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 SX70 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 SX70 HS vs DMC TZ101: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.39 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 SX70 HS (0.50x)

DMC TZ101 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101

Advantage: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC TZ101

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3020.10
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.391.16
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)325320

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX70 HS is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC TZ101

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
310g
(10.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
317cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 21 points for the DMC TZ101.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC TZ101

Speed (frames/second)1010
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ101, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ101, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ101, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ101, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ101

14
21

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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