As well as being compared against other compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01 is also often compared to travel zooms, super zooms and mirrorless. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FX33 and the Lumix DMC-FH25) and Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-W650)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Panasonic DMC-FX01 takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.7 MP), is older (february 2006 vs january 2012) and is much more expensive ($2,024.14 vs $358.50).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33
1 year newer
$359

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX33 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX33 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX33 and DMC-FX01

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W650 and DMC-FX01

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Leica C-LUX 1

Leica C-LUX 1
similar age

Significant advantages of the C-LUX 1 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the C-LUX 1 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the C-LUX 1 and DMC-FX01

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX8
9 months older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX8 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX8 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FX8 and DMC-FX01

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX100 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Significantly higher true resolution: 12 MP vs 5.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX100 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX100 and DMC-FX01

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (97×54×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX01 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 460k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.8 MP) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH25
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH25 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH25 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FH25 and DMC-FX01

  • None found

Olympus SZ-30MR

Olympus SZ-30MR
5 years newer
$280

Significant advantages of the SZ-30MR (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SZ-30MR (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the SZ-30MR and DMC-FX01

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the SX220 HS (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SX220 HS (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX220 HS and DMC-FX01

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX01 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs professional size (123×87×116 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 4.6") and is slightly lighter (155 g vs 670 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3.6x vs 50x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 921k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Fujifilm FinePix S9800

Fujifilm FinePix S9800
9 years newer
$615

Significant advantages of the FinePix S9800 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix S9800 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (123×87×116 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.6" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 670 g vs 155 g

common strengths of the FinePix S9800 and DMC-FX01

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×87×116 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530
8 years newer
$341

Significant advantages of the P530 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 207k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the P530 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Larger: Professional size (123×84×98 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the P530 and DMC-FX01

  • Fairly small: Professional size (123×84×98 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 494 g vs 155 g

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX01 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs prosumer size (120×83×71 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.8") and is significantly lighter (155 g vs 396 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 15.9 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5
6 years newer
$867 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the DMC-G5 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 207k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-G5 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (120×83×71 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 396 g vs 155 g

common strengths of the DMC-G5 and DMC-FX01

  • Very good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 396 g vs 155 g
  • Each has a built-in flash