• 1/1.6 inch 48.6mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm F100fd advantages over Panasonic TS6

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.6 inch vs 1/2.33 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.91 vs 1.33 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic TS6 advantages over Fujifilm F100fd

  • Less expensive
    $300 vs $380 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 230 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    3 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 1.7 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    7 vs 3 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm F200EXR

Fujifilm F100fd
Fujifilm F200EXR
  • $275
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • $400
  • 1/1.6 inch
Panasonic TS6
Fujifilm F200EXR
  • $600
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $400
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm F70EXR

Fujifilm F100fd
Fujifilm F70EXR
  • $275
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $214
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Panasonic TS6
Fujifilm F70EXR
  • $600
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $214
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Fujifilm F80EXR

Fujifilm F100fd
Fujifilm F80EXR
  • $275
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Panasonic TS6
Fujifilm F80EXR
  • $600
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $300
  • 1/2 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Pentax WG-2 GPS

Fujifilm F100fd
Pentax WG-2 GPS
  • $275
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $435
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic TS6
Pentax WG-2 GPS
  • $600
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $435
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Fujifilm F100fd
Olympus TG-870
  • $275
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic TS6
Olympus TG-870
  • $600
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Newer
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