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Panasonic Lumix FZ70 vs Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

Take a look between the comparison of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 and Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 features 16.1MP 1/2.3″ BSI MOS Sensor and ISO 100-12800 on the other hand Canon PowerShot SX40 HS features 12.1MP High Resolution CMOS Sensor and ISO 100-3200, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 Major Features

· 16.1MP 1/2.3″ BSI MOS Sensor

· Venus Engine Image Processor

· Lumix DC Vario 60x Optical Zoom Lens

· 35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 20-1200mm

· 3.0″ 460k-Dot LCD Monitor

· 0.20″ 202k-Dot Electronic Viewfinder

· Full HD 1080i AVCHD Video at 60 fps

· Built-In Wind Shield Zoom Microphone

· POWER O.I.S. with Active Mode

· Creative Controls, Panorama, and Retouch

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Canon PowerShot SX40 HS features

· 35x Zoom Lens (24-840mm Equivalent)

· 12.1MP High Resolution CMOS Sensor

· 2.7″ Wide Vari-Angle LCD Display

· 1080p Full HD Video with Stereo Sound

· High Speed Burst Shooting @ 10.3 fps

· Use Stabilization & Zoom for Video

· Advanced Smart AUTO for 32 Situations

· Optical Image Stabilizer for Sharp Pix

· Powerful DIGIC 5 Image Processor

· Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries.

Major Difference

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 vs. Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

Announced on

Jul 18, 2013

Sep 15, 2011

Megapixel

16.1 megapixels

12.1 megapixels

Sensor size / type

1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)

1/2.3″ (6.17 x 4.55 mm)

RAW file

Yes

No

AF Type

Contrast Detect (sensor)

Contrast Detect (sensor)

Optical Zoom

60x

35x

Macro

1cm

0 cm

Aperture

F2.8 – F5.9

F2.7 – F5.8

Shutter

Min/Max

8 sec 1/2000 sec

15 sec 1/3200 sec

ISO

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, (6400 with boost)

Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

Image stabilization

Optical

Optical

Continuous shot

9fps

10.3 fps

Video

1920 x 1080 (50i/60i, 25p/30p), 1280 x 720p (50p/60p or 25p/30p), 640 x 480 (25p/30p)

1920 x 1080 (24fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 240 fps)

Display

Fixed 3″ 460,000 TFT Screen LCD Display

Fully articulated 2.7″ 230,000 PureColor II VA TFT LCD

Viewfinder

Electronic 100%

Electronic

Hot Shoe

Yes

Yes

Built-in flash

Yes

Yes

Battery Life

(CIPA)

400

380

GPS

No

No

WiFi

No

Yes

Dimensions

130 x 97 x 118 mm

123 x 92 x 108 mm

Weight

606g

600 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 announced on Jun 25, 2013 / Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 1 year 9 months older than Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

 

Advantages of Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

· More megapixels compared to Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

· Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 feature, raw file Canon PowerShot SX40 HS doesn’t have it.

· More optical Zoom compared to Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

· Better aperture range compared to Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

· Better ISO range compared to Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

· Better video quality compared to Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

· Better display compared to Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

· Better battery Life compared to Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

 

Advantages of Canon SX40 HS

· Better macro compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

· More shutter min/max compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

· Fast continuous shot speed compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

· Canon PowerShot SX40 HS feature; WiFi Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70 doesn’t have it.

· Smaller dimensions compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

· Lite weight compared to Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

 

Common Features of Both Cameras

· Both features Same Sensor size

· Both features Same AF Type

· Both features Same type of Image stabilization

· Both features Viewfinder

· Both features Same Hot Shoe

· Both Built-in flash

· Both features GPS

Verdict: We recommend you to buy Panasonic Lumix FZ70

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