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Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ101
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX99
DMC TZ101 vs Cyber-shot HX99: The sensors
DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot HX99 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 HX99'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 HX99: Viewfinder
DMC TZ101 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 1.16 megapixel with magnification of 0.46x.
The Cyber-shot HX99 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.64 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 HX99 (0.50x)
Advantage: Sony Cyber-shot HX99
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||18.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||1|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||80 - 12800 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||1.16||0.64|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
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.
The DMC TZ101 scores 24 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX99
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||320||390|
|Weighs less (2)||310g|
|More portable (2)||317cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX99 are the articulated display, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DMC TZ101. Another advantage over the DMC TZ101: the more compact size.
Yields 9 points for the Cyber-shot HX99.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot HX99 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Cyber-shot HX99
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC TZ101
Sony Cyber-shot HX99
We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.
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