Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC TZ101 vs Cyber-shot RX10 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX10 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

Cyber-shot RX10 II

  • Introduced in June 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 14 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-200mm (8x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 88.1 x 102.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.5" x 4.0")
  • 770g (24.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX10 II

DMC TZ101 vs Cyber-shot RX10 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 Cyber-shot RX10 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 Cyber-shot RX10 II: Viewfinder

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

The Cyber-shot RX10 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

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 RX10 II (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ101Simulated viewfinder of the Cyber-shot RX10 II

Better choice: Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II

Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC TZ101 a better choice

DMC TZ101

Cyber-shot RX10 II

Auto Focus points (4)4925
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)310g
(10.0 oz.)
770g
(24.8 oz.)
More portable (2)317cm³
(20 cu.in.)
1161cm³
(73 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DMC TZ101 is made easy by the lower weight than the Cyber-shot RX10 II and the more compact size.

The DMC TZ101 scores 14 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II

DMC TZ101

Cyber-shot RX10 II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1014
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)1.162.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.23
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)320400

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX10 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 connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the Cyber-shot RX10 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC TZ101

Cyber-shot RX10 II

Sensor format1"1"
Resolution (megapixel)20.1020.10
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Cyber-shot RX10 II

DMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot RX10 II, front viewDMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot RX10 II, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot RX10 II, view from aboveDMC TZ101 und Cyber-shot RX10 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC TZ101

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II

14
17

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DMC TZ101.

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