As well as being compared against other compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01 is also often compared to waterproofs, travel zooms and super zooms. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX01's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FX55 and the Lumix DMC-FX33) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix P340)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Panasonic DMC-FX01 takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 12 MP), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2006 vs february 2014), is much more expensive ($2,046.69 vs $599.99) and significantly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX55

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX55
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX55 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX55 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX55 and DMC-FX01

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×23 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

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

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX12 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX12 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FX12 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-FX07

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX07
5 months newer
$600

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

  • 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

Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340
8 years newer
$871

Significant advantages of the P340 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the P340 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (103×58×32 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the P340 and DMC-FX01

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

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 has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 921k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.7 MP) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

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 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 9.7 MP) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

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

Olympus SZ-30MR

Olympus SZ-30MR
5 years newer
$480

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1
2 years newer

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

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • 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 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 large (130×97×118 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 4.6") and is significantly lighter (155 g vs 606 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3.6x vs 60x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 20 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 460k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (5.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70
7 years newer
$529

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Much better wide angle: 20 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ70 (vs the DMC-FX01)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×97×118 mm) vs Super compact (94×51×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.6" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 606 g vs 155 g

common strengths of the DMC-FZ70 and DMC-FX01

  • Light weight: 606 g vs 155 g