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

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
25 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

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

differences

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
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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $342 - $606

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon EOS 70D

              Canon EOS 70D

              Pro DSLR

              $815 - $999 body only

              $1,129 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

              Super zoom

              $347 - $383

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $298

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

              Pro digicam

              $548

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

              Super zoom

              $963

              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $224

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD890 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD890 IS

              Compact

              $345

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P200

              Compact

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
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              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P10

              Compact

              Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P9

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P9

              Compact

              Screen size Smaller screen
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

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