As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is also often compared to pro digicams, mirrorless, super zooms and compacts. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and the Lumix DMC-ZS50) and Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-RX100 and the Alpha A6000)

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), is older (february 2014 vs january 2015) and is much more expensive ($2,207.79 vs $258.34).

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
$249

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

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30
1 year older
$396

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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
2 years newer
$219

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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V
similar age
$258

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

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60
similar age
$258

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

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (february 2014 vs june 2008).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2), lacks and external mic jack, is significantly more expensive ($2,207.79 vs $368.00) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$368 - $403

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

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Much 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

Ricoh Caplio GX200

Ricoh Caplio GX200
5 years older
$786

Significant advantages of the GX200 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.5 vs f/3.3
  • Much longer exposures: 180 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the GX200 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the GX200 and DMC-TZ60

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
9 months older
$1,742

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

  • Much 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

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700
1 year older

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

  • Much 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

Canon PowerShot S40

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12 years older
$197

Significant advantages of the S40 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S40 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3"

common strengths of the S40 and DMC-TZ60

  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 50fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), 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 0.46x) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 60 fps).

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
similar age
$365 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.8 MP

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.70x vs 3.34x
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the A6000 and DMC-TZ60

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 214 g

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
2 years older
$899 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

Significant advantages of the J1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the J1 (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 J1 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Compact (106×61×30 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 277 g vs 214 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
3 years older
$106 (body only)
$280 14mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GF2 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GF2 (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 DMC-GF2 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×68×33 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 310 g vs 214 g

Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500
2 years newer
$1,098 (body only)
$1,498 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 9.8 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6500 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.46x vs 3.34x
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the Alpha a6500 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×53 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (111×64×34 mm) vs large (130×97×118 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (february 2014 vs august 2011) and is thinner (1.4" vs 3.9").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 400 shots), is significantly more expensive ($2,207.79 vs $174.00), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
1 year newer
$174 - $229

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)

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

common strengths of the PowerShot SX420 IS and DMC-TZ60

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
7 months older
$666

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 400 shots vs 300 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×97×118 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • No built-in GPS

common strengths of the DMC-FZ70 and DMC-TZ60

  • Light weight: 606 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)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • 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"

Pentax X90

Pentax X90
4 years older

Significant advantages of the X90 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

Significant disadvantages of the X90 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse wide angle: 26 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the X90 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (112×81×99 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 428 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
2 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ150 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 410 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ150 (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-FZ150 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×82×92 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 528 g vs 214 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 compared to compact competitors include: it has much more zoom (30x vs 3.2x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2"), has a much higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 86k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.6), is significantly larger (compact (111×64×34 mm) vs compact (89×59×26 mm)) and is thicker (1.4" vs 1").

Pentax Optio S40

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the S40 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (89×59×26 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the S40 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 30x

common strengths of the S40 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Leica C-LUX C-Lux 3

Leica C-LUX 3
2 years older

Significant advantages of the C-Lux 3 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×52×22 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the C-Lux 3 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 30x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots

common strengths of the C-Lux 3 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot A450

Canon PowerShot A450
7 years older

Significant advantages of the A450 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A450 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much less zoom: 3.2x vs 30x

common strengths of the A450 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital