Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC TZ101 vs DMC FZ1000 II - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II 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

DMC FZ1000 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

DMC TZ101 vs DMC FZ1000 II Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: DMC TZ101 an DMC FZ1000 II sensor comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

1" sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 116mm² (4.6 sq.in.).

DMC TZ101 vs DMC FZ1000 II: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ1000 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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 FZ1000 II (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101Simulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ1000 II

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice

DMC TZ101

DMC FZ1000 II

Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Weighs less (2)310g
(10.0 oz.)
810g
(26.1 oz.)
More portable (2)317cm³
(20 cu.in.)
1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

The DMC TZ101 scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

DMC TZ101

DMC FZ1000 II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.162.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.24
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21604096 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)320440

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DMC TZ101: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 19 points for the DMC FZ1000 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC TZ101

DMC FZ1000 II

Sensor format1"1"
Resolution (megapixel)20.1020.10
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Touch screen
WiFi
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and DMC FZ1000 II

DMC TZ101 und DMC FZ1000 II, front viewDMC TZ101 und DMC FZ1000 II, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC TZ101 und DMC FZ1000 II, view from aboveDMC TZ101 und DMC FZ1000 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

8
19

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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