As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) is also often compared to pro digicams, mirrorless, super zooms, boutiques and entry-level DSLRs. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)'s top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) and the Lumix DC-FZ1000 II) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and the PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.7 MP), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a touch screen and shoots faster continuously (50 fps vs 10 fps).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a slightly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 360 shots) and is older (january 2016 vs april 2017).

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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3 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • 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 A1000 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Have touch screens

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Significantly longer battery life: 370 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 50 fps
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200) and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture extremely high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX99

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2 years newer
$448

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 50 fps
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX99 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Have touch screens

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

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1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • 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 Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 50 fps
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Have touch screens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year older
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 50 fps
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
8 months older
$367

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Longer battery life: 360 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 50 fps
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) compared to pro digicam competitors include: it slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (50 fps vs 10 fps), has a slightly longer battery life (300 shots vs 260 shots) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.4), doesn't have a screen which flips out, users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
1 year newer
$369 - $429

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
similar age
$532 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
6 months older
$650 - $898

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year older
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)
8 months newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15) and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V
9 months newer
$998 - $1,010

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (50 fps vs 11 fps) and is newer (january 2016 vs april 2015).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), much smaller viewfinder (0.17x vs 0.70x), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 50 fps
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90) and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Light weight: 270 g vs 312 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.7"

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
1 year older
$379 - $498 (body only)
$479 - $598 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Supports 24p
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.17x
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • No touch screen
  • Shoots much slower: 11 fps vs 50 fps
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the A6000 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 312 g

Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20
1 year newer
$699 - $749 (body only)
$700 - $999 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T20 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.17x
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the X-T20 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Shoots much slower: 8 fps vs 50 fps
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the X-T20 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Fairly small: Mid size (118×83×41 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Thin: 1.6" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 383 g vs 312 g

Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M
3 years older
$469 - $629 (body only)
$649 - $749 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS M (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Supports 24p
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the EOS M (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots much slower: 4.3 fps vs 50 fps
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the EOS M and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Fairly small: Compact (109×66×32 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 298 g vs 312 g

Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F
similar age
$999 (body only)
$1,148 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the PEN-F (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Supports 24p
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much larger viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.17x

Significant disadvantages of the PEN-F (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 50 fps
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the PEN-F and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Fairly small: Mid size (125×72×37 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.7"
  • Light weight: 427 g vs 312 g

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5
9 months older
$443 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1 J5 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the 1 J5 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the 1 J5 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Very fast continuous shooting: 60 fps vs 50 fps
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×60×32 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Light weight: 231 g vs 312 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,040k dots vs 230k dots), is slightly smaller (mid size (111×65×44 mm) vs large (130×94×119 mm)), takes significantly higher resolution photos (20 MP vs 9.8 MP) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO).

However, on average it doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a significantly shorter battery life (300 shots vs 470 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 DC-FZ1000 II

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3 years newer
$898

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ1000 II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

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

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ1000 II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Significantly larger: Large (136×97×132 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 5.2" vs 1.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 808 g vs 312 g

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ1000 II and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Extremely good maximum light sensitivity: 25,600 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Capture very high resolution images: 20 MP vs 20 MP
  • Have touch screens

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much better wide angle: 20 mm vs 25 mm
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Have touch screens
  • Light weight: 616 g vs 312 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35
6 years older
$750

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much longer battery life: 470 shots vs 300 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ35 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,040k dots
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-FZ35 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×76×89 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Very light: 367 g vs 312 g
  • Thin: 3.5" vs 1.7"

Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700
similar age
$339 - $459

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B700 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • 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 B700 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 20 MP

common strengths of the Coolpix B700 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Fairly small: Professional size (125×85×107 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Light weight: 565 g vs 312 g
  • Thin: 4.2" vs 1.7"

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (10x vs 3.1x), has a touch screen, shoots faster continuously (50 fps vs 11 fps), is thinner (1.7" vs 2.5") and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.7), has a much narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 24 mm), slightly smaller viewfinder (0.17x vs 0.67x), is older (january 2016 vs august 2018) and doesn't support an external flash.

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

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2 years newer
$898

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-LX100 II (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 10x
  • Shoots much slower: 11 fps vs 50 fps
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Lumix DC-LX100 II and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 10x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (115×66×64 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year older
$538 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly larger viewfinder: 0.67x vs 0.17x

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 10x
  • Shoots much slower: 11 fps vs 50 fps
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 10x
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Mid size (111×65×44 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600
10 months newer
$468 - $597 (body only)
$500 - $647 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5600 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D5600 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the D5600 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400
7 months newer
$309 (body only)
$395 - $397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3400 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D3400 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the D3400 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100))

  • None found

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

  • None found