Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Canon Ixus 185 Compare

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DMC TZ101 vs Ixus 185 - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Canon Ixus 185 Specs

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

Ixus 185

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 68.00mm (2.7") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-224mm (8x), f3.2-6.9
  • No WiFi
  • 95.2 x 54.3 x 22.1mm³ (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 126g (4.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Ixus 185

DMC TZ101 vs Ixus 185: The sensors

The DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Ixus 185 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the DMC TZ101 is a lot larger than the Ixus 185's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Panasonic DMC TZ101

Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Canon Ixus 185 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice

DMC TZ101

Ixus 185

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)101
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.23
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)320210
WiFi (2)

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 optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is 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 that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The DMC TZ101 scores 36 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon Ixus 185

DMC TZ101

Ixus 185

Weighs less (2)310g
(10.0 oz.)
126g
(4.1 oz.)
More portable (2)317cm³
(20 cu.in.)
114cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Ixus 185 are the lower weight than the DMC TZ101 and the more compact size.

Yields 4 points for the Ixus 185.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC TZ101

Ixus 185

Built-in flash
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Canon Ixus 185 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Ixus 185

DMC TZ101 und Ixus 185, front viewDMC TZ101 und Ixus 185, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC TZ101 und Ixus 185, view from aboveDMC TZ101 und Ixus 185, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Canon Ixus 185

36
4

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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