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Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
Top 17%2,026 points
Top 17%
Top 60%972 points
Top 60%
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
Top specs and features

Sony Alpha 7R vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57: 57 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.25x more megapixels (main camera).
36.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
35.8 x 23.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
6.13 x 4.6mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
117
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
21

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
2fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
28% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
3200 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
340shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
350shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 25fps

9. weight

216g lighter.
465g
HTC Re: 65.5g
249g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
38% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/2000s

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
50% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
31% have it

14. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
46% have it

15. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
72% have it

16. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
25% have it

17. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
26% have it

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1230k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1040k dots

19. width

19mm narrower.
127mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
108mm

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
25% have it

21. volume

54.3% less body volume.
573.02cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
207.36cm³

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
55% have it

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
45% have it

24. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
19% have it

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Sony Alpha 7R
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ57
46% have it

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