Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC TZ61 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 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 TZ61

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 110.6 x 64.3 x 34.4mm³ (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.4")
  • 240g (7.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ61

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DMC TZ61: 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 TZ61 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ61

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3018.10

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

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 5 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ61

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ61

Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)923
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Longer battery life (3, photos)205300
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
240g
(7.7 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
245cm³
(15 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ61 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX540 HS and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

Yields 19 points for the DMC TZ61.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DMC TZ61

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DMC TZ61

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ61, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ61, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ61, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DMC TZ61, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ61

5
19

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ61 as better choice.

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