As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is also often compared to mirrorless, pro digicams, boutiques and super zooms. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS50 and the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX720 HS and the EOS M10)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a built-in GPS, has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), much larger viewfinder (3.34x vs 0.08x) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (february 2014 vs january 2015) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
10 months newer
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.08x vs 3.34x
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and DMC-TZ60

  • Inexpensive: $279.00 vs $387.62

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
2 years newer
$242

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and DMC-TZ60

  • Inexpensive: $242.00 vs $387.62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Shoots much faster: 40 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.08x vs 3.34x
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and DMC-TZ60

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
1 year newer
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Longer battery life: 360 shots vs 300 shots
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.09x vs 3.34x

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS
  • Inexpensive: $448.00 vs $387.62

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900
1 year newer
$550

Significant advantages of the S9900 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S9900 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S9900 and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1
5 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots

common strengths of the DMC-ZS1 and DMC-TZ60

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a viewfinder (digital vs none), has image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 4.6 fps), has a built-in GPS and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs LIVEMOS).

However, on average it takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 20.5 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p, doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs four thirds 17.3x13mm).

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
1 year newer
$399 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M10 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M10 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • No built-in GPS
  • Shoots slower: 4.6 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the EOS M10 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Mid size (108×67×35 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 301 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.4"

Samsung NX Mini

Samsung NX Mini
similar age
$219 (body only)

Significant advantages of the Mini (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Mini (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Mini and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×62×23 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Very light: 154 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1
4 months older

Significant advantages of the DMC-GM1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GM1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Shoots significantly slower: 4 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the DMC-GM1 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×55×30 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Very light: 204 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.4"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), much larger viewfinder (3.34x vs 0.22x), is newer (february 2014 vs april 2013), has a built-in GPS and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/1.8), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 20 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700
1 year older
$562

Significant advantages of the P7700 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the P7700 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No built-in GPS
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the P7700 and DMC-TZ60

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 300 shots

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.4 vs f/3.3
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and DMC-TZ60

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
9 months older

Significant advantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DMC-LF1 and DMC-TZ60

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
1 year older
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 920k dots
  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots

common strengths of the S110 and DMC-TZ60

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
similar age
$648 - $782

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.8 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and DMC-TZ60

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Great battery life: 320 shots vs 300 shots

Pentax MX-1

Pentax MX-1
1 year older
$499

Significant advantages of the MX-1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/8000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the MX-1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No built-in GPS
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the MX-1 and DMC-TZ60

  • Great battery life: 290 shots vs 300 shots

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (30x vs 3.1x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 4 fps) and much larger viewfinder (3.34x vs 0.67x).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/1.7), records higher quality movies (1080p @ 50fps vs UHD @ 30fps), doesn't record movies in 24p, has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs APS-C 23.7x15.7mm) and doesn't support an external flash.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
7 months newer
$530 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 50fps
  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.3
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 30x
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.67x vs 3.34x
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and DMC-TZ60

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 30x
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Ricoh Pentax GR Limited Edition

Ricoh Pentax GR Limited Edition
3 months older

Significant advantages of the GR Limited Edition (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Supports 24p
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the GR Limited Edition (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 10 fps

common strengths of the GR Limited Edition and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Compact (117×61×35 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 245 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.4"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (111×64×34 mm) vs professional size (125×87×110 mm)), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 0.5 fps) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 540 shots), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
1 year older
$554

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much longer battery life: 540 shots vs 300 shots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ200 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (125×87×110 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DMC-FZ200 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×87×110 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 4.3" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 588 g vs 214 g

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
1 year newer
$212 - $299

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the PowerShot SX420 IS and DMC-TZ60

  • Very small: Standard size (104×69×85 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Very light: 325 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.4"