Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs DMC TZ101 - Side by side

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Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 Specs

Coolpix P610

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610

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

Coolpix P610 vs DMC TZ101: The sensors

Coolpix P610 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 Coolpix P610 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

Coolpix P610 vs DMC TZ101: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 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.

Coolpix P610 (0.50x)

DMC TZ101 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101

Advantage: Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

DMC TZ101

Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)360320
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the articulated display, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 7 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ101

Coolpix P610

DMC TZ101

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Auto Focus points (4)149
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 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)565g
(18.2 oz.)
310g
(10.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 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 Coolpix P610 and the more compact size.

Yields 36 points for the DMC TZ101.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

DMC TZ101

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and DMC TZ101

Coolpix P610 und DMC TZ101, front viewCoolpix P610 und DMC TZ101, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und DMC TZ101, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und DMC TZ101, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Panasonic DMC TZ101

7
36

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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