Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100

Size
Really small
Compact 108x52x27 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
180 g
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ60

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
25 mm vs 38 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Screen size
Much larger screen
3.0" vs 1.8"
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Around 70% larger screen
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 60fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
9.6 MP vs 5 MP
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Capture more than 90% more detail in your photos
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 134k dots
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Around 3.5x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 1.7 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
Zoom
More zoom
24x vs 3x
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64x more zoom
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The DMC-FZ60's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-P100

Size
Significantly smaller
108x52x27 mm vs 120x81x92 mm
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5.9x smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.1" vs 3.6"
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3.4x thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
180 g vs 493 g
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2.7x lighter
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm vs 1/2.5" 6.1x4.6mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              DMC-FZ60Digital
              DSC-P100Tunnel
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              DMC-FZ606,400 ISO
              DSC-P100None
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              DMC-FZ603,200 ISO
              DSC-P100400 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $330 - $398

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $248

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $309 - $430

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $209 - $210

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $179 - $207

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung L110

              Samsung L110

              Ultra compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $697 body only

              $580 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $630 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

              Super zoom

              $382

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

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