• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.0x zoom 25mm - 600mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 52.0x zoom 24mm - 1248mm (35mm equiv.)

Advantages

Panasonic FZ60 over Pentax XG-1

  • Longer battery life
    450 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Pentax XG-1 over Panasonic FZ60

  • Lens zoom ratio
    52.0x vs 24.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Newer
    2 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • High-res screen
    153k vs 0k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Longer shutter
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Sony HX200V

Panasonic FZ60
Sony HX200V
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
Pentax XG-1
Sony HX200V
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
  • $443
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Panasonic FZ60
Panasonic FZ200
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • $462
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW
Pentax XG-1
Panasonic FZ200
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
  • $462
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Shoots RAW

Compared to Nikon L820

Panasonic FZ60
Nikon L820
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Manual focus
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Slow-motion videos
Pentax XG-1
Nikon L820
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Fujifilm S9400W

Panasonic FZ60
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 1080p
  • $401
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Pentax XG-1
Fujifilm S9400W
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • High-res screen
  • $401
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Samsung WB2200F

Panasonic FZ60
Samsung WB2200F
  • $445
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 60p
  • $421
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Pentax XG-1
Samsung WB2200F
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Longer shutter
  • $421
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
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