As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25 is also often compared to boutiques, super zooms, ultra compacts, mirrorless, pro digicams, waterproofs and compacts. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and the Lumix TZ30) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix A900 and the Coolpix P310)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 50 fps).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the TZ25)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 10 fps
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the TZ25)

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

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and TZ25

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix TZ30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30
similar age
$351

Significant advantages of the TZ30 (vs the TZ25)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the TZ30 (vs the TZ25)

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

common strengths of the TZ30 and TZ25

  • Inexpensive: $350.55 vs $212.93

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
4 years newer
$199 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and TZ25

  • Inexpensive: $199.00 vs $212.93
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ20 (vs the TZ25)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 15 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ20 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TZ20 and TZ25

  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70
2 years newer
$378

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ70 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ70 (vs the TZ25)

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

common strengths of the DMC-TZ70 and TZ25

  • Inexpensive: $377.65 vs $212.93

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
2 years newer
$254

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the TZ25)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the TZ25)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/3.3
  • Shoots slower: 2.5 fps vs 10 fps
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the SX610 HS and TZ25

  • Inexpensive: $253.76 vs $212.93

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (16x vs 3.1x), is slightly smaller (compact (105×58×33 mm) vs mid size (115×66×55 mm)), is thinner (1.3" vs 2.2"), is slightly lighter (208 g vs 393 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/1.7), has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs four thirds 17.3x13mm), is older (january 2012 vs september 2014) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
2 years newer
$538 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.7 vs f/3.3
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 16x
  • No built-in flash
  • Thicker: 2.2" vs 1.3"

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and TZ25

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 16x
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (105×58×33 mm) vs professional size (123×87×106 mm)), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 3.8 fps), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is thinner (1.3" vs 4.2") and is slightly lighter (208 g vs 595 g).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), is older (january 2012 vs january 2013), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
1 year newer
$289

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the TZ25)

  • Thicker: 3.1" vs 1.3"
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the SX510 HS and TZ25

  • Very small: Standard size (104×70×80 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Very light: 349 g vs 208 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 1.3"

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

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

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the TZ25)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 20 mm vs 24 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×94×119 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.7" vs 1.3"
  • Significantly heavier: 616 g vs 208 g

common strengths of the Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82) and TZ25

  • Light weight: 616 g vs 208 g

Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the L820 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the L820 (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 1.3"
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the L820 and TZ25

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×85 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Light weight: 470 g vs 208 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 1.3"

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the SX50 HS (vs the TZ25)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SX50 HS (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (123×87×106 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Shoots slower: 2.2 fps vs 10 fps
  • Significantly thicker: 4.2" vs 1.3"

common strengths of the SX50 HS and TZ25

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×87×106 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Light weight: 595 g vs 208 g
  • Thin: 4.2" vs 1.3"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28
3 years older
$700

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ28 (vs the TZ25)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.3
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 15 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ28 (vs the TZ25)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 27 mm vs 24 mm
  • Lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 460k dots

common strengths of the DMC-FZ28 and TZ25

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×75×89 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Very light: 417 g vs 208 g
  • Thin: 3.5" vs 1.3"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (16x vs 3x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 38 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (460k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it is significantly larger (compact (105×58×33 mm) vs ultra compact (91×52×20 mm)), is thicker (1.3" vs 0.8") and is significantly heavier (208 g vs 116 g).

Olympus mju 1040

Olympus mju 1040
3 years older

Significant advantages of the 1040 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 1040 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

common strengths of the 1040 and TZ25

  • None found

Sony Cybershot W570

Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
1 year older

Significant advantages of the W570 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W570 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

common strengths of the W570 and TZ25

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 60fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 19.8 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-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7
3 years newer
$523 12-32mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-GF7 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GF7 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-GF7 and TZ25

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×65×33 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Light weight: 266 g vs 208 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.3"

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
1 year newer
$498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5000 (vs the TZ25)

  • Supports 24p
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A5000 (vs the TZ25)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the A5000 and TZ25

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Very light: 210 g vs 208 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.3"

Sony NEX 5N

Sony NEX-5N
5 months older

Significant advantages of the 5N (vs the TZ25)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 5N (vs the TZ25)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the 5N and TZ25

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×59×38 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Light weight: 269 g vs 208 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.3"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (16x vs 4.2x), is slightly less expensive ($212.93 vs $451.42) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/1.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and has slightly fewer focus points (23 vs 99).

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
7 months newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.3
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the S110 and TZ25

  • Light weight: 198 g vs 208 g
  • Inexpensive: $439.00 vs $212.93

Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P310
similar age
$451

Significant advantages of the P310 (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.3
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the P310 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the P310 and TZ25

  • Light weight: 194 g vs 208 g
  • Inexpensive: $451.42 vs $212.93

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3.3 vs f/3.9), has slightly more zoom (16x vs 4x), shoots faster continuously (10 fps vs 1.3 fps), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (105×58×33 mm) vs super compact (101×58×19 mm)), doesn't have a screen which flips out, is older (january 2012 vs february 2015), is thicker (1.3" vs 0.7") and is not waterproof.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860
3 years newer
$324

Significant advantages of the TG-860 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-860 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-860 and TZ25

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix FT20

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT20
similar age
$204

Significant advantages of the FT20 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FT20 (vs the TZ25)

  • None found

common strengths of the FT20 and TZ25

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic TZ25 compared to compact competitors include: it has slightly more zoom (16x vs 4x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 33 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 1,000 ISO).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (105×58×33 mm) vs compact (89×59×24 mm)), is thicker (1.3" vs 0.9"), is slightly heavier (208 g vs 139 g), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and slightly shorter exposures (15 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Canon Digital IXUS 970 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 970 IS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the 970 IS (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 1.3"
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 970 IS (vs the TZ25)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the 970 IS and TZ25

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS42
2 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS42 (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (98×55×22 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"
  • Significantly lighter: 132 g vs 208 g

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS42 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the DMC-FS42 and TZ25

  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung S1030

Samsung S1030
5 years older

Significant advantages of the S1030 (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the S1030 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the S1030 and TZ25

  • Each has a built-in flash

Casio Exilim EX-Z850

Casio Exilim EX-Z850
6 years older

Significant advantages of the EX-Z850 (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (89×59×24 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 0.9" vs 1.3"
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z850 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the EX-Z850 and TZ25

  • Each has a built-in flash

Ricoh Caplio R1

Ricoh Caplio R1
7 years older

Significant advantages of the R1 (vs the TZ25)

  • Smaller: Compact (100×55×25 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1" vs 1.3"
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the R1 (vs the TZ25)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3"
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the R1 and TZ25

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Cybershot WX7

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7
1 year older

Significant advantages of the WX7 (vs the TZ25)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×56×20 mm) vs Compact (105×58×33 mm)
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Much thinner: 0.8" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the WX7 (vs the TZ25)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the WX7 and TZ25

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