Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DC TZ202 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DC TZ202 - Side by side

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DC TZ202 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

DC TZ202

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC TZ202

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DC TZ202: The sensors

The PowerShot SX540 HS features a Compact sized sensor, while the DC TZ202 uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the DC TZ202'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 DC TZ202

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DC TZ202 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC TZ202

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 DC TZ202

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC TZ202

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)205370
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
340g
(11.0 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
334cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC TZ202 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 DC TZ202 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 DC TZ202.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC TZ202

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DC TZ202 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DC TZ202

PowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ202, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ202, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ202, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ202, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DC TZ202

5
30

We recommend Panasonic DC TZ202 as better choice.

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