Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ56 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC TZ56 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ56 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 TZ56

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-480mm (20x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.8 x 62.2 x 32.4mm³ (4.2" x 2.4" x 1.3")
  • 224g (7.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ56

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC TZ56: 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 TZ56 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ56

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.00

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

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 5 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ56

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ56

Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)921
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)205350
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
224g
(7.2 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
215cm³
(14 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ56 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the articulated display, 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 21 points for the DMC TZ56.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ56

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.460.46
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ56 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DMC TZ56

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ56, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ56, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ56, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ56, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ56

5
21

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ56 as better choice.

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