Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Sony Cyber-shot H400 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC TZ101 vs Cyber-shot H400 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Sony Cyber-shot H400 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

Cyber-shot H400

  • Introduced in March 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1550mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • No WiFi
  • 129.6 x 95 x 122.3mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.8")
  • 655g (21.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot H400

DMC TZ101 vs Cyber-shot H400: The sensors

DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot H400 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 Cyber-shot H400'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 Cyber-shot H400: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot H400 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.40 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

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)

Cyber-shot H400 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot H400

Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot H400

Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot H400 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice

DMC TZ101

Cyber-shot H400

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)101
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.160.40
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)320300
Weighs less (2)310g
(10.0 oz.)
655g
(21.1 oz.)
More portable (2)317cm³
(20 cu.in.)
1506cm³
(95 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster 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. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot H400: the lower weight than the Cyber-shot H400, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The DMC TZ101 scores 36 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot H400

DMC TZ101

Cyber-shot H400

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.40

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot H400 are the higher resolution.

Yields 5 points for the Cyber-shot H400.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC TZ101

Cyber-shot H400

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot H400 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Cyber-shot H400

DMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot H400, front viewDMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot H400, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot H400, view from aboveDMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot H400, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Sony Cyber-shot H400

36
5

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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