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Panasonic DMC TZ101 vs Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Specs
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ101
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot WX500
DMC TZ101 vs Cyber-shot WX500: The sensors
The DMC TZ101 features a 1" sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot WX500 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 WX500'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
Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot WX500 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 monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
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, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DMC TZ101 is made easy by the superior video recording.
The DMC TZ101 scores 24 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot WX500
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||320||400|
|Weighs less (2)||310g|
|More portable (2)||317cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot WX500 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 WX500.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Panasonic DMC TZ101 VS Sony Cyber-shot WX500 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the DMC TZ101 and Cyber-shot WX500
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC TZ101
Sony Cyber-shot WX500
We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.
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