Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC SZ10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC SZ10 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC SZ10 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 SZ10

  • Introduced in January 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 64.00mm (2.5") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-288mm (12x), f3.1-6.3
  • WiFi built-in
  • 99 x 59.9 x 29.8mm³ (3.9" x 2.4" x 1.2")
  • 177g (5.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC SZ10

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC SZ10: 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 SZ10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC SZ10

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)61
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Better Video (2)1920 x 10801280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)205200

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC SZ10

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC SZ10

Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
177g
(5.7 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
177cm³
(11 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC SZ10 are the articulated display, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX540 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 6 points for the DMC SZ10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC SZ10

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.460.46
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DMC SZ10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DMC SZ10

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC SZ10, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DMC SZ10, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC SZ10, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DMC SZ10, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DMC SZ10

18
6

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX540 HS as better choice.

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