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Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Nikon Coolpix P900 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ101
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DMC TZ101 vs Coolpix P900: The sensors
DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix P900 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 P900'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 P900: Viewfinder
DMC TZ101 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 1.16 megapixel with magnification of 0.46x.
The Coolpix P900 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.92 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 P900 (0.50x)
Advantage: Nikon Coolpix P900
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||16.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||7|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||1.16||0.92|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Weighs less (2)||310g|
|More portable (2)||317cm³|
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 larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the lower weight than the Coolpix P900. Another advantage over the Coolpix P900: the more compact size.
The DMC TZ101 scores 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P900
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||99|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||320||360|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC TZ101: the built-in GPS.
Yields 11 points for the Coolpix P900.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Nikon Coolpix P900 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Coolpix P900
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC TZ101
Nikon Coolpix P900
We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.
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