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Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ101
All specs: Main page for DMC FZ300
DMC TZ101 vs DMC FZ300: The sensors
DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC FZ300 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 DMC FZ300'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 DMC FZ300: Viewfinder
DMC TZ101 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 1.16 megapixel with magnification of 0.46x.
The DMC FZ300 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
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)
DMC FZ300 (0.70x)
Advantage: Panasonic DMC FZ300
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||12.00|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Weighs less (2)||310g|
|More portable (2)||317cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the lower weight than the DMC FZ300 and the more compact size.
The DMC TZ101 scores 18 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ300
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||12|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||1.16||1.44|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||4096 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||320||380|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ300 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DMC FZ300 is made easy by the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 17 points for the DMC FZ300.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and DMC FZ300
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC TZ101
Panasonic DMC FZ300
We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DMC TZ101.
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