As well as being compared against other compacts, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100 is also often compared to travel zooms, pro digicams, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FS15 and the Lumix DMC-FX33) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix F70EXR and the FinePix F100fd)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX100 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 1,229k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (may 2007 vs january 2010) and significantly shorter exposures (8 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FS15 and DMC-FX100

  • Very small: Super compact (97×54×22 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Very light: 136 g vs 150 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33
similar age
$359

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX33 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×52×22 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX33 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX33 and DMC-FX100

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (95×52×22 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
5 years newer
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 207k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Much larger: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.4" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 213 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and DMC-FX100

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix FX80

Panasonic Lumix FX80
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the FX80 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (96×56×19 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the FX80 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the FX80 and DMC-FX100

  • Wide aperture: f/2.5 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (96×56×19 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-F2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-F2
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-F2 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-F2 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 33 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the DMC-F2 and DMC-FX100

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Compact (98×55×25 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Very light: 136 g vs 150 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX37
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX37 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×52×22 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX37 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX37 and DMC-FX100

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (95×52×22 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 921k dots) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F70EXR
2 years newer
$414

Significant advantages of the F70EXR (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the F70EXR (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the F70EXR and DMC-FX100

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
4 years newer
$255

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the SX150 IS and DMC-FX100

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX7v (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 207k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX7v (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the DSC-HX7v and DMC-FX100

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZR3 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 8 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZR3 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1300 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-ZR3 and DMC-FX100

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX100 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly lighter (150 g vs 310 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 921k dots), lacks and external mic jack, is older (may 2007 vs september 2010) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Nikon Coolpix P7000

Nikon Coolpix P7000
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the P7000 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the P7000 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • None found

common strengths of the P7000 and DMC-FX100

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX100 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it 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 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7"), is much larger (compact (97×54×24 mm) vs ultra compact (92×54×19 mm)), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 10 fps).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
6 years newer
$165

Significant advantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-XS3 and DMC-FX100

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FX100 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (97×54×24 mm) vs prosumer size (120×81×92 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 9.6 MP), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.6") and is slightly lighter (150 g vs 493 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (207k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ62 (vs the DMC-FX100)

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

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ62 (vs the DMC-FX100)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.9"
  • Heavier: 493 g vs 150 g

common strengths of the DMC-FZ62 and DMC-FX100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×81×92 mm) vs Compact (97×54×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 493 g vs 150 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 0.9"