Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

Coolpix P610 vs DMC TZ61 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 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 TZ61

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 110.6 x 64.3 x 34.4mm³ (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.4")
  • 240g (7.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ61

Coolpix P610 vs DMC TZ61: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Coolpix P610 vs DMC TZ61: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The DMC TZ61 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 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 TZ61 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ61

Better choice: Nikon Coolpix P610

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

DMC TZ61

Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.920.20
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)360300

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix P610 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The Coolpix P610 scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ61

Coolpix P610

DMC TZ61

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0018.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Auto Focus points (4)123
Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
240g
(7.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
245cm³
(15 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ61 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the lower weight than the Coolpix P610 and the more compact size.

Yields 17 points for the DMC TZ61.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

DMC TZ61

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
GPS
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and DMC TZ61

Coolpix P610 und DMC TZ61, front viewCoolpix P610 und DMC TZ61, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und DMC TZ61, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und DMC TZ61, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Panasonic DMC TZ61

13
17

We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon Coolpix P610.

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