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Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ101
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ61
DMC TZ101 vs DMC TZ61: The sensors
DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC TZ61 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 TZ61'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 TZ61: Viewfinder
DMC TZ101 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 1.16 megapixel with magnification of 0.46x.
The DMC TZ61 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.46x.
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 TZ61 (0.46x)
Better choice: Draw
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||18.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 3200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||1.16||0.20|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||320||300|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. 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 that the battery has more stamina.
The DMC TZ101 scores 31 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ61
|Weighs less (2)||310g|
|More portable (2)||317cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ61 are the lower weight than the DMC TZ101, the more compact size and the built-in GPS.
Yields 6 points for the DMC TZ61.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and DMC TZ61
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC TZ101
Panasonic DMC TZ61
We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.
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