Here we are comparing TG-870 and ZS60, two Compact cameras from Olympus and Panasonic. Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 is a Ultracompact class camera and Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 is a Small Sensor Superzoom class camera.
Olympus TG-870 was introduced to market in January 2016 and Panasonic ZS60 was launched in January 2016. Both TG-870 and ZS60 were launched within the same month so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and available technology level.
This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Olympus TG-870 is ranked #3
out of 152 Ultracompact cameras with an overall score of 49 whereas Panasonic ZS60 is ranked #7
out of 244 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 61.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Olympus TG-870 and Panasonic ZS60 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Olympus TG-870 and Panasonic ZS60 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.