Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Panasonic DMC TZ58 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DMC FZ1000 II vs DMC TZ58 - Side by side

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Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II vs Panasonic DMC TZ58 Specs

DMC FZ1000 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

DMC TZ58

  • Introduced in April 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-480mm (20x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 107.9 x 59.9 x 32.1mm³ (4.2" x 2.4" x 1.3")
  • 248g (8.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ58

DMC FZ1000 II vs DMC TZ58: The sensors

The DMC FZ1000 II features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC TZ58 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the DMC FZ1000 II is a lot larger than the DMC TZ58'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 FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Panasonic DMC TZ58 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II a better choice

DMC FZ1000 II

DMC TZ58

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1210
Auto Focus points (4)4921
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.241.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)440350

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DMC TZ58: that the battery has more stamina.

The DMC FZ1000 II scores 33 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ58

DMC FZ1000 II

DMC TZ58

Weighs less (2)810g
(26.1 oz.)
248g
(8.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)
207cm³
(13 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ58 are the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

Yields 4 points for the DMC TZ58.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DMC FZ1000 II

DMC TZ58

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
WiFi
Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II VS Panasonic DMC TZ58 Dimensions

Look at front view of the DMC FZ1000 II and DMC TZ58

DMC FZ1000 II und DMC TZ58, front viewDMC FZ1000 II und DMC TZ58, front view

Top view of cameras

DMC FZ1000 II und DMC TZ58, view from aboveDMC FZ1000 II und DMC TZ58, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Panasonic DMC TZ58

33
4

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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