Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ72 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC FZ72 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ72 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 FZ72

  • Introduced in July 2013
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • No WiFi
  • 130.2 x 97 x 118.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.8" x 4.7")
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ72

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC FZ72: 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 FZ72 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC FZ72

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.10
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
600g
(19.4 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
1493cm³
(94 cu.in.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DMC FZ72 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ72

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC FZ72

Higher speed (4, frames/second)69
Auto Focus points (4)923
Longer battery life (3, photos)205400

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ72 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 11 points for the DMC FZ72.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC FZ72

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.460.46
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DMC FZ72 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DMC FZ72

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ72, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ72, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ72, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DMC FZ72, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DMC FZ72

11
11

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.

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