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

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100

Size
Really small
Compact (108×52×27 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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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 1.8"
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Around 70% larger screen
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
25 mm vs 38 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 10.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1.7 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 134k dots
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Around 3.5x higher resolution screen
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
9.6 MP vs 5 MP
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Capture more than 90% more detail in your photos
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 6 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
108×52×27 mm vs 120×81×92 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" 7.18x5.32mm vs 1/2.5" 6.08x4.56mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              DMC-FZ60Digital
              DSC-P100Tunnel
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              DMC-FZ606,400 ISO
              DSC-P100None
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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

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              No significant shared competitors found.

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $220 - $228

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $362 - $398

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

              Super zoom

              $350

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $160

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $230

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100 Competitors

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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P200

              Compact

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Super zoom

              $587

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $598

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony NEX-5T

              Sony NEX-5T

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $349 body only

              $640 with 16-50mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony NEX-5R

              Sony NEX-5R

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $346 body only

              $898 with 16mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

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