Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Panasonic DC TZ96 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC TZ101 vs DC TZ96 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Panasonic DC TZ96 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

DC TZ96

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68.8 x 41.6mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.6")
  • 328g (10.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC TZ96

DMC TZ101 vs DC TZ96: The sensors

DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the DC TZ96 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 DC TZ96'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 DC TZ96: Viewfinder

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

The DC TZ96 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.33 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.

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)

DC TZ96 (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101Simulated viewfinder of the DC TZ96

Advantage: Panasonic DC TZ96

Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DC TZ96 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice

DMC TZ101

DC TZ96

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO80 - 3200 ISO

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity.

The DMC TZ101 scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC TZ96

DMC TZ101

DC TZ96

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.162.33
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)320380

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC TZ96 are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the DC TZ96 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 14 points for the DC TZ96.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC TZ101

DC TZ96

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Similar weight310g328g
Similar size317cm³321cm³
WiFi
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Panasonic DC TZ96 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and DC TZ96

DMC TZ101 und DC TZ96, front viewDMC TZ101 und DC TZ96, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC TZ101 und DC TZ96, view from aboveDMC TZ101 und DC TZ96, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Panasonic DC TZ96

13
14

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DC TZ96.

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