Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ62 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC FZ62 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ62 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

DMC FZ62

  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-5.2
  • No WiFi
  • 120.3 x 80.8 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ62

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC FZ62: 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 DMC FZ62 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC FZ62

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)65
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
600g
(19.4 oz.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the lower weight than the DMC FZ62. Another advantage over the DMC FZ62: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ62

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC FZ62

Auto Focus points (4)923
Longer battery life (3, photos)205400

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ62 are the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 7 points for the DMC FZ62.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC FZ62

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.460.46
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Similar size901cm³893cm³
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DMC FZ62 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DMC FZ62

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ62, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ62, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ62, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ62, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DMC FZ62

13
7

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX540 HS as better choice.

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