Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC TZ101 - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ101 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 TZ101

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-250mm (10x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111 x 65 x 44mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.7")
  • 310g (10.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC TZ101: The sensors

The PowerShot SX540 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the DMC TZ101 uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the DMC TZ101's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the PowerShot SX540 HS employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Panasonic DMC TZ101

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ101

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3020.10

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 5 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ101

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.461.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)205320
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
310g
(10.0 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
317cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ101 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the DMC TZ101 is made easy by the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX540 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX540 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 30 points for the DMC TZ101.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ101

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ101 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DMC TZ101

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ101, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ101, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ101, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ101, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ101

5
30

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ101 as better choice.

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