Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC TZ101 vs PowerShot SX70 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Canon PowerShot SX70 HS 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

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 vs PowerShot SX70 HS: The sensors

DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the PowerShot SX70 HS 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 PowerShot SX70 HS'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

DMC TZ101 vs PowerShot SX70 HS: Viewfinder

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

The PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.39 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

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.

DMC TZ101 (0.46x)

PowerShot SX70 HS (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HS

Advantage: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice

DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX70 HS

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)310g
(10.0 oz.)
608g
(19.6 oz.)
More portable (2)317cm³
(20 cu.in.)
1346cm³
(85 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.

The DMC TZ101 scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX70 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.162.39
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)320325

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.

Yields 14 points for the PowerShot SX70 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX70 HS

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

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

21
14

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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