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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

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
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differences

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ60

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" 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 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
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
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 1.7 fps
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Around 6x faster continuous shooting
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
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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 Common Weaknesses
        Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
        DMC-FZ60:Digital
        DSC-P100:Tunnel
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        DMC-FZ60:6,400 ISO
        DSC-P100:None
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Nikon Coolpix L830

        Super zoom

        $197

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Thickness Is thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

        Super zoom

        $420

        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

        Super zoom

        $616

        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Nikon D3000

        Nikon D3000

        Entry-level DSLR

        $548 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

        Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Live view Doesn't let you preview your photos on the screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $149 - $180

        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
        Thickness Is thicker

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

        Super zoom

        $280 - $319

        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

        $363 - $518

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

        Super zoom

        $387

        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Longest exposure Longer exposures
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

        Fujifilm FinePix SL1000

        Super zoom

        $390

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Size Larger
        Battery life Shorter battery life

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S1

        Nikon Coolpix S1

        Compact

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $248

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

        Compact

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Screen size Larger screen
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Screen resolution Slightly lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $200

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Screen size Much larger screen
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
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        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P10

        Compact

        Screen size Smaller screen
        Size Slightly larger

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