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Panasonic TZ100 vs Sony RX1

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 (called Panasonic ZS100 in some regions) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in January 2016 and September 2012. Both the TZ100 and the RX1 are fixed lens compact cameras that are based on an one-inch (TZ100) and a full frame (RX1) sensor. The Panasonic has a resolution of 20 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 24 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Panasonic TZ100
versus
Sony RX1
Panasonic TZ100   Sony RX1
Fixed lens compact camera Fixed lens compact camera
25-250mm f/2.8-5.9 35mm f/2.0
20 MP, 1" Sensor 24 MP, Full Frame Sensor
4K/30p Video 1080/60p Video
ISO 125-12,800 (80 - 25,600) ISO 100-25,600 (50 - 102,400)
Electronic viewfinder (1166k dots) Viewfinder optional
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.0 LCD, 1229k dots
Fixed touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
10 shutter flaps per second 5 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationno shake reduction
300 shots per battery charge270 shots per battery charge
111 x 65 x 44 mm, 312 g 113 x 65 x 70 mm, 482 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Panasonic TZ100 and the Sony RX1. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The TZ100 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the RX1 is only available in black.

Size Panasonic TZ100 vs Sony RX1
Compare TZ100 versus RX1 top
Comparison TZ100 or RX1 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony RX1 is somewhat larger (2 percent) than the Panasonic TZ100. Moreover, the RX1 is substantially heavier (54 percent) than the TZ100. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the TZ100 nor the RX1 are weather-sealed.

Concerning battery life, the TZ100 gets 300 shots out of its DMW-BLG10 battery, while the RX1 can take 270 images on a single charge of its NP-BX1 power pack. The battery packs of both cameras can be charged via USB, which can be very convenient when travelling.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Panasonic TZ100 111 mm 65 mm 44 mm 312 g 300 n Jan 2016 699 i
2.
 
Sony RX1 113 mm 65 mm 70 mm 482 g 270 n Sep 2012 2,799 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II 106 mm 61 mm 42 mm 319 g 265 n Feb 2016 699 i
4.
 
Canon G5 X 112 mm 76 mm 44 mm 353 g 210 n Oct 2015 799 i
5.
 
Canon M3 111 mm 68 mm 44 mm 366 g 250 n Feb 2015 679 i
6.
 
Canon G7 X 103 mm 60 mm 40 mm 304 g 210 n Sep 2014 699 i
7.
 
Nikon D5300 125 mm 98 mm 76 mm 480 g 600 n Oct 2013 799 i
8.
 
Panasonic TZ200 111 mm 65 mm 45 mm 340 g 370 n Feb 2018 799 i
9.
 
Panasonic TZ90 112 mm 67 mm 41 mm 322 g 380 n Apr 2017 449 i
10.
 
Panasonic GX80 122 mm 71 mm 44 mm 426 g 290 n Apr 2016 799 i
11.
 
Panasonic LX15 106 mm 60 mm 42 mm 310 g 260 n Sep 2016 699 i
12.
 
Sony RX100 V 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 299 g 220 n Oct 2016 999 i
13.
 
Sony RX1R II 113 mm 65 mm 72 mm 507 g 220 n Oct 2015 3,299 i
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV 102 mm 58 mm 41 mm 298 g 280 n Jun 2015 999 i
15.
 
Sony A3000 128 mm 91 mm 85 mm 411 g 470 n Aug 2013 329 i
16.
 
Sony RX1R 113 mm 65 mm 70 mm 482 g 270 n Jun 2013 2,799 i
17.
 
Sony NEX-7 120 mm 67 mm 43 mm 400 g 430 n Aug 2011 1,349 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The TZ100 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 75 percent) than the RX1, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down.

Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Panasonic TZ100 features an one-inch sensor and the Sony RX1 a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the RX1 is 634 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.7 and 1.0. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Panasonic TZ100 and Sony RX1 sensor measures

With 24MP, the RX1 offers a higher resolution than the TZ100 (20MP), but the RX1 nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.96μm versus 2.41μm for the TZ100) due to its larger sensor. However, the TZ100 is a much more recent model (by 3 years and 3 months) than the RX1, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units.

The resolution advantage of the Sony RX1 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the RX1 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Panasonic TZ100 are 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm for good quality, 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm for very good quality, and 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 125 to ISO 12800, which can be extended to ISO 80-25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 are ISO 100 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-102400.

TZ100 versus RX1 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). Of the two cameras under consideration, the RX1 offers substantially better image quality than the TZ100 (overall score 23 points higher). The advantage is based on 2.3 bits higher color depth, 1.8 EV in additional dynamic range, and 2.2 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Panasonic TZ100 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.812.5559 70
2.
 
Sony RX1 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.114.32534 93
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p...... ..
4.
 
Canon G5 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p...... ..
5.
 
Canon M3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p22.811.81169 72
6.
 
Canon G7 X 1-inch 20.0 5472 36481080/60p23.012.7556 71
7.
 
Nikon D5300 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.013.91338 83
8.
 
Panasonic TZ200 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
9.
 
Panasonic TZ90 1/2.3 20.2 5184 38884K/30p19.110.6106 36
10.
 
Panasonic GX80 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p22.912.6662 71
11.
 
Panasonic LX15 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p...... ..
12.
 
Sony RX100 V 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.812.4586 70
13.
 
Sony RX1R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53041080/60p25.813.93204 97
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.812.6591 70
15.
 
Sony A3000 APS-C 19.8 5456 36321080/60i23.712.81068 78
16.
 
Sony RX1R Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.013.62537 91
17.
 
Sony NEX-7 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60i24.113.41016 81

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. The two cameras under consideration both have sensors whose read-out speed is fast enough to capture moving pictures, but the TZ100 provides a higher video resolution than the RX1. It can shoot video footage at 4K/30p, while the Sony is limited to 1080/60p.

Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the TZ100 has an electronic viewfinder (1166k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the RX1 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. That said, the RX1 can be equipped with an optional viewfinder – the FDA-EV1MK. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Panasonic TZ100 and Sony RX1 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Panasonic TZ1001166 n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
2.
 
Sony RX1optional n 3.0 1229 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark IInone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 8.0 Y Y
4.
 
Canon G5 X2360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/2000s 5.9 Y Y
5.
 
Canon M3optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
6.
 
Canon G7 Xnone n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 6.5 Y Y
7.
 
Nikon D5300optical n 3.2 1037 swivel n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
8.
 
Panasonic TZ2002330 n 3.0 1240 fixed Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
9.
 
Panasonic TZ901166 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 10.0 Y Y
10.
 
Panasonic GX802765 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y Y
11.
 
Panasonic LX15none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y Y
12.
 
Sony RX100 V2359 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/2000s 24.0 Y Y
13.
 
Sony RX1R II2360 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/4000s 5.0 n n
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV2359 n 3.0 1228 tilting n 1/2000s 16.0 Y Y
15.
 
Sony A3000202 n 3.0 230 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y n
16.
 
Sony RX1Roptional n 3.0 1229 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
17.
 
Sony NEX-72359 n 3.0 921 tilting n 1/4000s 10.0 Y n

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The TZ100 has a touchscreen, while the RX1 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the TZ100 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Panasonic TZ100 has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The TZ100 is equipped with a zoom lens, while the RX1 comes with a built-in prime. The TZ100 has a 25-250mm f/2.8-5.9 optic and the RX1 offers a 35mm f/2.0 (focal lengths in full frame equivalent terms). Hence, the Panasonic provides a wider angle of view at the short end, as well as more tele-photo reach at the long end than the Sony. The RX1 offers the faster maximum aperture.

The TZ100 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the RX1 uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The TZ100 supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the RX1 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100 and Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Panasonic TZ100-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
2.
 
Sony RX1YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
4.
 
Canon G5 XYstereomono--mini2.0YY-
5.
 
Canon M3YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
6.
 
Canon G7 X-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
7.
 
Nikon D5300YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
8.
 
Panasonic TZ200-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
9.
 
Panasonic TZ90-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
10.
 
Panasonic GX80Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
11.
 
Panasonic LX15-stereomono--micro2.0Y--
12.
 
Sony RX100 V-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
13.
 
Sony RX1R IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV-stereomono--micro2.0YY-
15.
 
Sony A3000Ystereomono--mini2.0---
16.
 
Sony RX1RYstereomonoY-mini2.0---
17.
 
Sony NEX-7YstereomonoY-mini2.0---

It is notable that the TZ100 offers wifi support, while the RX1 does not. Wifi can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location.

Both the TZ100 and the RX1 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The RX1 was replaced by the Sony RX1R, while the TZ100 was followed by the Panasonic TZ200. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Panasonic and Sony websites.

Review summary

So how do things add up? Is there a clear favorite between the Panasonic TZ100 and the Sony RX1? Which camera is better? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Reasons to prefer the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100:

  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/60p).
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 5 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Wider view: Has a wider-angle lens that facilitates landscape or interior shots.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 170g or 35 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (300 versus 270) on a single battery charge.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (75 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Reflects 3 years and 3 months of technical progress since the RX1 launch.

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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (24 vs 20MP), which boosts linear resolution by 10%.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (23 points) in the DXO overall evaluation.
  • Richer colors: Generates noticeably more natural colors (2.3 bits more color depth).
  • More dynamic range: Captures a broader range of light and dark details (1.8 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Can shoot in dim conditions (2.2 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1229k vs 1040k dots).
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Better light gathering: Has a lens with a wider maximum aperture (f/2.0 vs f/2.8).
  • Better lighting: Features a hotshoe and can thus hold and trigger an external flash gun.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in September 2012).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the TZ100 emerges as the winner of the contest (14 : 11 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

TZ100 14:11 RX1

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Panasonic TZ100 and the Sony RX1 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Superzoom Camera and Best Prime Lens Compact Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the TZ100 or the RX1. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Panasonic TZ1004.5/5+ +82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2016 699 i
2.
 
Sony RX15/5..79/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799 i
3.
 
Canon G7 X Mark II4.5/5+ +81/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 699 i
4.
 
Canon G5 X5/5+ +78/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2015 799 i
5.
 
Canon M34/5o75/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2015 679 i
6.
 
Canon G7 X4/5+ +77/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2014 699 i
7.
 
Nikon D53004/5+ +79/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2013 799 i
8.
 
Panasonic TZ200..+ +81/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2018 799 i
9.
 
Panasonic TZ90..+ +..4/54/5 Apr 2017 449 i
10.
 
Panasonic GX804.5/5+ +82/1005/55/5 Apr 2016 799 i
11.
 
Panasonic LX15..+ +81/1004/54.5/5 Sep 2016 699 i
12.
 
Sony RX100 V4.5/5+ +83/1004/54.5/5 Oct 2016 999 i
13.
 
Sony RX1R II5/5..82/100..4.5/5 Oct 2015 3,299 i
14.
 
Sony RX100 IV4.5/5+ +85/1004/54.5/5 Jun 2015 999 i
15.
 
Sony A30003/5+..4/54/5 Aug 2013 329 i
16.
 
Sony RX1R5/5....4/54.5/5 Jun 2013 2,799 i
17.
 
Sony NEX-75/5+ +81/1004.5/55/5 Aug 2011 1,349 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated with care, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Panasonic TZ100 vs Sony RX1

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Panasonic TZ100 Sony RX1
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens 25-250mm f/2.8-5.9 35mm f/2.0
    Launch Date January 2016 September 2012
    Launch Price USD 699 USD 2,799
    Sensor Specs Panasonic TZ100 Sony RX1
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format 1" Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 13.2 x 8.8 mm 35.8 x 23.8 mm
    Sensor Area 116.16 mm2 852.04 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 15.9 mm 43 mm
    Crop Factor 2.7x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 20 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 2.41 μm 5.96 μm
    Pixel Density 17.18 MP/cm2 2.82 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 1080/60p Video
    ISO Setting 125 - 12,800 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 80 - 25,600 ISO 50 - 102,400 ISO
    Image Processor Venus BIONZ X
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 70 93
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 22.8 25.1
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 12.5 14.3
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 559 2534
    Screen Specs Panasonic TZ100 Sony RX1
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Viewfinder optional
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.46x
    Viewfinder Resolution 1166k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 1229k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Panasonic TZ100 Sony RX1
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/2000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 5 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/16000sno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationno handshake reduction
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I no
    Connectivity Specs Panasonic TZ100 Sony RX1
    External Flash no Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI mini HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Body Specs Panasonic TZ100 Sony RX1
    Battery Type DMW-BLG10 NP-BX1
    Battery Life (CIPA)300 shots per charge270 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 111 x 65 x 44 mm
    (4.4 x 2.6 x 1.7 in)
    113 x 65 x 70 mm
    (4.4 x 2.6 x 2.8 in)
    Camera Weight 312 g (11.0 oz) 482 g (17.0 oz)

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