Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC TZ101 vs Coolpix S9900 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Nikon Coolpix S9900 Specs


  • 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 S9900

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 10800 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-750mm (30x), f3.7-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112.0 x 66 x 39.5mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6")
  • 298g (9.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix S9900

DMC TZ101 vs Coolpix S9900: The sensors

The DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix S9900 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 the sensor of the DMC TZ101 is a lot larger than the Coolpix S9900's chip at 28mm² (0.04 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 Nikon Coolpix S9900 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice


Coolpix S9900

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)107
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 10800
Longer battery life (3, photos)320300

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, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DMC TZ101 is made easy by the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC TZ101 scores 27 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix S9900


Coolpix S9900

Auto Focus points (4)4999
Articulated monitor (2)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix S9900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the articulated display and the built-in GPS.

Yields 8 points for the Coolpix S9900.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Coolpix S9900

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight310g298g
Similar size317cm³292cm³
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Nikon Coolpix S9900 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Coolpix S9900

DMC TZ101 und Coolpix S9900, front viewDMC TZ101 und Coolpix S9900, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC TZ101 und Coolpix S9900, view from aboveDMC TZ101 und Coolpix S9900, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Nikon Coolpix S9900


We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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