As well as being compared against other compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01 is also often compared to waterproofs, ultra compacts, travel zooms and mirrorless. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FX7 and the Lumix DMC-TZ1) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 and the Cyber-shot DSC-T77)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX01 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm).

However, on average it is older (february 2006 vs july 2006) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX7

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1 year older
$82

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX7 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX7 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FX7 and DMC-FX01

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×50×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 153 g vs 155 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX07

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX07
5 months newer
$300

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX07 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX07 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX07 and DMC-FX01

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 170 g vs 155 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX9

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6 months older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX9 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX9 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FX9 and DMC-FX01

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 155 g vs 155 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100
1 year newer

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

  • 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

  • Fairly small: Compact (97×54×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 150 g vs 155 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

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

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 154 g vs 155 g

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX01 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 921k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX20 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX20 and DMC-FX01

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX01 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second) and slightly longer exposures (8 seconds vs 1 seconds).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), is slightly larger (super compact (94×51×24 mm) vs ultra compact (95×59×16 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.8 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77
2 years newer
$250

Significant advantages of the DSC-T77 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-T77 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-T77 and DMC-FX01

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX01 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs DigitalSensor shift).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 460k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2006 vs january 2009) and slightly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Olympus SZ-30MR

Olympus SZ-30MR
5 years newer
$428

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

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 207k dots

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1
similar age
$400

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ1 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ1 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-TZ1 and DMC-FX01

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS1 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS1 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-ZS1 and DMC-FX01

  • None found

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 much lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 15.9 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5
6 years newer
$570 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 viewfinder: Digital vs None

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
  • Inexpensive: $570.42 vs $367.30