As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 is also often compared to mirrorless, pro digicams, 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 a6400 and the Alpha A5100)

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 significantly 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), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and is older (february 2014 vs january 2015).

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
$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

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Nikon Coolpix S9700
similar age
$470

Significant advantages of the S9700 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the S9700 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S9700 and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 380 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and DMC-TZ60

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20
2 years older

Significant advantages of the ZS20 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the ZS20 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the ZS20 and DMC-TZ60

  • Built-in GPS

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V
similar age
$266

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

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 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), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a built-in GPS.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 50fps vs UHD @ 30fps), 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 have a screen which flips out.

Sony a6400

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4 years newer
$898 (body only)
$971 - $998 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the a6400 (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 a6400 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.46x vs 3.34x
  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly thicker: 2.4" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the a6400 and DMC-TZ60

  • Light weight: 403 g vs 214 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100
6 months newer
$363 - $448 (body only)
$450 - $548 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

Significant disadvantages of the A5100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

common strengths of the A5100 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Very light: 224 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.4"

Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2
3 years older
$435 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-PL2 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the E-PL2 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

common strengths of the E-PL2 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×73×42 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 362 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 1.7" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
2 years newer
$493 (body only)
$616 14-42mm lens

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

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

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"
  • Light weight: 426 g vs 214 g

Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1
5 months newer
$333 5-15mm lens

Significant advantages of the Q-S1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Q-S1 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

common strengths of the Q-S1 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×58×34 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Very light: 203 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 1.3" 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 significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 461k dots), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 2 fps), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (february 2014 vs september 2011).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 20 MP), is much more expensive ($2,192.19 vs $439.00) and doesn't support an external flash.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
9 months older
$299

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)

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

common strengths of the DMC-LF1 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • 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)

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

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

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

common strengths of the S110 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
2 years older
$382

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 920k dots
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 200 shots vs 300 shots
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S100 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Built-in GPS

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$403 - $448

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
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 920k dots

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

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

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 330 shots vs 300 shots

Nikon Coolpix P7100

Nikon Coolpix P7100
2 years older
$750

Significant advantages of the P7100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the P7100 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the P7100 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 300 shots
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12
3 years older
$2,042

Significant advantages of the G12 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G12 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the G12 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Great battery life: 350 shots vs 300 shots
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

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 460k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (111×64×34 mm) vs professional size (125×87×110 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), much larger viewfinder (3.34x vs 0.08x) and is thinner (1.4" vs 4.3").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a screen which flips out, lacks and external mic jack, has a much shorter battery life (300 shots vs 540 shots) and is much more expensive ($2,192.19 vs $274.00).

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • No built-in GPS
  • Much thicker: 4.7" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and DMC-TZ60

  • Light weight: 616 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)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • 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)
  • Very light: 367 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 3.5" vs 1.4"

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
2 years newer
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 300 shots
  • 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 Coolpix B500 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 1.4"
  • Heavier: 541 g vs 214 g

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 1.4"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
1 year older
$534

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

  • Much longer battery life: 540 shots vs 300 shots
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has an external mic jack

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

  • Much 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)
  • Light weight: 588 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 4.3" vs 1.4"

Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840
1 year newer
$274

Significant advantages of the L840 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much longer battery life: 590 shots vs 300 shots
  • 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 L840 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • No built-in GPS
  • Larger: Prosumer size (114×89×96 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.8" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the L840 and DMC-TZ60

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×89×96 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 538 g vs 214 g
  • Thin: 3.8" vs 1.4"

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 4x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 36 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 154k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it is much larger (compact (111×64×34 mm) vs super compact (96×52×22 mm)), is thicker (1.4" vs 0.8"), is significantly heavier (214 g vs 128 g) and is much more expensive ($2,192.19 vs $312.32).

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"
  • Significantly lighter: 146 g vs 214 g

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

  • Significantly less zoom: 5x vs 30x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much 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 SD960 IS

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS
5 years older
$312

Significant advantages of the SD960 IS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (98×54×22 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.4"
  • Significantly lighter: 145 g vs 214 g

Significant disadvantages of the SD960 IS (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Significantly less zoom: 4x vs 30x
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the SD960 IS and DMC-TZ60

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

Olympus FE-20

Olympus FE-20
5 years older

Significant advantages of the FE-20 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×57×22 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.4"
  • Significantly lighter: 128 g vs 214 g

Significant disadvantages of the FE-20 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly less zoom: 3x vs 30x

common strengths of the FE-20 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash

Nikon Coolpix S2600

Nikon Coolpix S2600
2 years older

Significant advantages of the S2600 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (94×58×20 mm) vs Compact (111×64×34 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.4"
  • Significantly lighter: 121 g vs 214 g

Significant disadvantages of the S2600 (vs the DMC-TZ60)

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

common strengths of the S2600 and DMC-TZ60

  • Each has a built-in flash