Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DC FZ82 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

DC FZ82

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.2 x 94.3 x 119.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.7")
  • 616g (19.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC FZ82

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DC FZ82: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC FZ82

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3018.10
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
616g
(19.9 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DC FZ82 and the more compact size.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC FZ82

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC FZ82

Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.461.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10804096 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)205330

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DC FZ82 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 21 points for the DC FZ82.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC FZ82

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DC FZ82

PowerShot SX540 HS und DC FZ82, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DC FZ82, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DC FZ82, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DC FZ82, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DC FZ82

9
21

We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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