Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110

Portability
95
Imaging
38
Features
33
Overall
36
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110 front
Portability
96
Imaging
40
Features
30
Overall
36

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 Key Specs

Panasonic FP5
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 35-140mm (F3.5-5.9) lens
  • 141g - 101 x 59 x 18mm
  • Released January 2011
Sony T110
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 27-108mm (F3.5-4.6) lens
  • 121g - 93 x 56 x 17mm
  • Revealed January 2011
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Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 Overview

In this article, we will be contrasting the Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110, both Ultracompact cameras by competitors Panasonic and Sony. The sensor resolution of the FP5 (14MP) and the T110 (16MP) is relatively close and they enjoy the same exact sensor size (1/2.3").

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The FP5 was introduced very close to the T110 which means that they are of a similar age. Both of the cameras offer the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before diving straight into a in-depth comparison, below is a brief highlight of how the FP5 grades versus the T110 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Panasonic FP5 over the Sony T110

 FP5 T110 

Reasons to pick Sony T110 over the Panasonic FP5

 T110 FP5 

Common features in the Panasonic FP5 and Sony T110

 FP5 T110 
RevealedJanuary 2011January 2011Same age
Manually focus Lack of manual focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen sizing3"3"Equivalent screen size
Screen resolution230k230kIdentical screen resolution
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 Physical Comparison

In case you're looking to travel with your camera often, you're going to have to factor its weight and proportions. The Panasonic FP5 provides outer dimensions of 101mm x 59mm x 18mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.7") along with a weight of 141 grams (0.31 lbs) whilst the Sony T110 has measurements of 93mm x 56mm x 17mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7") having a weight of 121 grams (0.27 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you have chosen at that time. Underneath is the front view scale comparison of the FP5 and the T110.

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the FP5 and T110 is 95 and 96 respectively.

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 top view buttons comparison

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it's hard to picture the contrast in sensor dimensions merely by researching specs. The pic here will provide you a clearer sense of the sensor sizes in the FP5 and T110.

All in all, both cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing albeit different MP. You can count on the Sony T110 to provide you with greater detail using its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also let you crop shots far more aggressively.

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 sensor size comparison

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 Screen and ViewFinder

Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Panasonic FP5
Portrait photography with Sony T110
34
decent MP (14MP)
offers face detection autofocus
manual focus not available
no manual control
cannot use external flash
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
30
good resolution (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
manual exposure not available
can't use external flash
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Panasonic FP5 Street photography information
Sony T110 Street photography information
63
image stabilization (Optical)
features touch to focus
no articulating screen
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
56
includes touch to focus
no articulating screen
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Panasonic FP5 Sports photography details
Sony T110 Sports photography details
44
image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (14 megapixels)
offers tracking autofocus
good battery life (260 shots)
painfully slow continuous shooting (6.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
28
good resolution (16MP)
max fps low (1.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Panasonic FP5
Travel photography with Sony T110
65
good battery life (260 CIPA)
features touch to focus
decent MP (14MP)
flash built-in
lack of Time Lapse mode
does not have selfie friendly screen
wide angle not fantastic (35mm)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
69
includes touch to focus
good resolution (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
fairly wide (27mm)
doesn't have Timelapse recording
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Panasonic FP5 Landscape photography highlights
Sony T110 Landscape photography highlights
41
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (14 megapixels)
good battery life (260 per charge)
manual focus not available
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (35mm)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
no manual control
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
lack of Time Lapse mode
39
fairly wide (27mm)
good sized screen (3 inches)
good resolution (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
manual exposure not available
does not have image stabilization
very small sensor (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
doesn't have Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Panasonic FP5 as a Vlogging camera
Sony T110 as a Vlogging camera
30
screen is touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detection autofocus
wide angle not fantastic (35mm)
slow max aperture (f3.5)
does not have selfie friendly screen
video quality not great (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of external mic port
28
fairly wide (27mm)
touchscreen
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
doesn't have a selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
low video resolution (1280 x 720 pxls)
doesn't have microphone support
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Panasonic FP5 vs Sony T110 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Panasonic FP5 and Sony T110
 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110
General Information
Brand Name Panasonic Sony
Model type Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110
Class Ultracompact Ultracompact
Released 2011-01-05 2011-01-06
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Processor Venus Engine IV BIONZ
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.08 x 4.56mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 27.7mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14MP 16MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Full resolution 4320 x 3240 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 6400 3200
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points 11 9
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 35-140mm (4.0x) 27-108mm (4.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.5-5.9 f/3.5-4.6
Macro focusing distance 10cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.9 5.8
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of display 230k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Display tech TFT Touch Screen LCD Clear Photo LCD Plus with touchscreen interface
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 60 secs 2 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/1600 secs 1/1600 secs
Continuous shooting rate 6.0 frames/s 1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 4.90 m 2.80 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 141 gr (0.31 lbs) 121 gr (0.27 lbs)
Dimensions 101 x 59 x 18mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.7") 93 x 56 x 17mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 260 pictures -
Form of battery Battery Pack -
Battery ID - NP-BG1
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Card slots Single Single
Retail pricing $199 $199