As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is also often compared to super zooms, pro digicams, mirrorless and waterproofs. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) and the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SX510 HS and the PowerShot G7 X)

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, much larger viewfinder (3.34x vs 0.08x) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 4 mm), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 40 fps) and doesn't support an external flash.

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
10 months newer
$229

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: $229.00 vs $468.11

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V
similar age
$248

Significant advantages of the HX60V (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 24 mm
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the HX60V (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

common strengths of the HX60V and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS
  • Inexpensive: $248.24 vs $468.11

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30
1 year older
$344

Significant advantages of the ZS30 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the ZS30 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the ZS30 and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS
  • Inexpensive: $344.00 vs $468.11

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
similar age
$515

Significant advantages of the HX60 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 24 mm
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the HX60 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the HX60 and DMC-TZ60

  • Inexpensive: $515.06 vs $468.11

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
9 months older
$445

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 300 shots
  • Supports an external flash
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS
  • Inexpensive: $445.07 vs $468.11

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 461k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (111×64×34 mm) vs large (137×99×131 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), much larger viewfinder (3.34x vs 0.26x) and is newer (february 2014 vs july 2012).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 20 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm) and lacks and external mic jack.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly larger: Large (138×102×135 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • No built-in GPS
  • Much thicker: 5.3" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000) and DMC-TZ60

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
5 months older
$289

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 920k dots
  • No built-in GPS
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SX510 HS and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Standard size (104×70×80 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 349 g vs 214 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35
4 years older
$750

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much longer battery life: 470 shots vs 300 shots
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 27 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FZ35 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×76×89 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 367 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 3.5" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
3 years older
$498 - $595

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much higher true resolution: 20.9 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly larger: Large (137×99×131 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • No built-in GPS
  • Much thicker: 5.1" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 and DMC-TZ60

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ62 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much longer battery life: 450 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ62 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the DMC-FZ62 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×81×92 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 493 g vs 214 g

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
1 year newer
$460 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly more zoom: 83.3x vs 30x
  • 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 P900 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.4" vs 1.4"
  • Significantly heavier: 899 g vs 214 g

common strengths of the P900 and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS

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), is newer (february 2014 vs june 2012), has a built-in GPS and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly 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 significantly 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.

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X
7 months newer
$539

Significant advantages of the G7 X (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Significantly 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 G7 X (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 210 shots vs 300 shots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the G7 X and DMC-TZ60

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$368 - $382

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

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Significantly larger sensor: 1" 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 (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 DSC-RX100 and DMC-TZ60

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

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16
5 months older
$510

Significant advantages of the G16 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Much longer exposures: 250 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G16 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

common strengths of the G16 and DMC-TZ60

  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Great battery life: 360 shots vs 300 shots
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120
5 months older
$549

Significant advantages of the S120 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S120 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Shorter battery life: 230 shots vs 300 shots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S120 and DMC-TZ60

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

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 much larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 460k dots), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), much larger viewfinder (3.34x vs 0.67x) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 50fps vs UHD @ 30fps), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 18.1 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
2 years newer
$473 (body only)
$522 12-32mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Higher resolution movies: UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 50fps
  • Supports 24p
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX80 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.67x vs 3.34x
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DMC-GX80 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Mid size (122×71×44 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.4"
  • Inexpensive: $472.57 vs $468.11

Leica M-E Typ 220

Leica M-E Typ 220
1 year older
$6,493 (body only)

Significant advantages of the M-E Typ 220 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 18.1 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much longer exposures: 240 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the M-E Typ 220 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.68x vs 3.34x
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the M-E Typ 220 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Mid size (139×80×37 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" 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"

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10
1 year newer
$349 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
  • Shoots slower: 4.6 fps vs 10 fps
  • No built-in GPS

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"

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has way more more zoom (30x vs 5x), has a significantly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 0.7 fps).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (111×64×34 mm) vs compact (116×59×29 mm)), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is thicker (1.4" vs 1.1") and is not waterproof.

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS
similar age
$762

Significant advantages of the TG-850 iHS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-850 iHS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-850 iHS and DMC-TZ60

  • None found

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS

Pentax Optio WG-1 GPS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the WG-1 GPS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WG-1 GPS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

common strengths of the WG-1 GPS and DMC-TZ60

  • None found