Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Nikon Coolpix A1000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC TZ101 vs Coolpix A1000 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Nikon Coolpix A1000 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

Coolpix A1000

  • Introduced in January 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-840mm (35x), f3.4-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 114.2 x 71.7 x 40.5mm³ (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.6")
  • 330g (10.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix A1000

DMC TZ101 vs Coolpix A1000: The sensors

DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix A1000 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 Coolpix A1000'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 Coolpix A1000: Viewfinder

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

The Coolpix A1000 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 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)

Coolpix A1000 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix A1000

Advantage: Nikon Coolpix A1000

Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Nikon Coolpix A1000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice

DMC TZ101

Coolpix A1000

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)320250

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 that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC TZ101 scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix A1000

DMC TZ101

Coolpix A1000

Articulated monitor (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix A1000 are the articulated display.

Yields 2 points for the Coolpix A1000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC TZ101

Coolpix A1000

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Similar weight310g330g
Similar size317cm³332cm³
WiFi
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Nikon Coolpix A1000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Coolpix A1000

DMC TZ101 und Coolpix A1000, front viewDMC TZ101 und Coolpix A1000, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC TZ101 und Coolpix A1000, view from aboveDMC TZ101 und Coolpix A1000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Nikon Coolpix A1000

25
2

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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