• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 18.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 720.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic TS6 advantages over Panasonic ZS60

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Thinner
    28 mm vs 38 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    214g vs 282g
    Lighter weight
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Panasonic ZS60 advantages over Panasonic TS6

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • More telephoto lens reach
    720 mm vs 128 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    60 vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/1300 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic TS5

Panasonic TS6
Panasonic TS5
  • $298
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
Panasonic ZS60
Panasonic TS5
  • $373
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $249
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof

Compared to Ricoh WG-30w

Panasonic TS6
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $298
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in GPS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
Panasonic ZS60
Ricoh WG-30w
  • $373
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Canon SX710 HS

Panasonic TS6
Canon SX710 HS
  • $298
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $414
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
Panasonic ZS60
Canon SX710 HS
  • $373
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $414
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • NFC

Compared to Olympus TG-870

Panasonic TS6
Olympus TG-870
  • $298
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • NFC
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More dots on screen
Panasonic ZS60
Olympus TG-870
  • $373
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon A900

Panasonic TS6
Nikon A900
  • $298
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS
  • $1697
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Tiltable Screen
Panasonic ZS60
Nikon A900
  • $373
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $1697
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC
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