Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DC TZ96 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DC TZ96 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic DC TZ96 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 TZ96

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68.8 x 41.6mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.6")
  • 328g (10.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC TZ96

PowerShot SX540 HS vs DC TZ96: 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 DC TZ96 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC TZ96

Higher speed (4, frames/second)65

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are that the camera is faster.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC TZ96

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC TZ96

Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.461.04
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)205380
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
328g
(10.6 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
321cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC TZ96 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DC TZ96 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX540 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 23 points for the DC TZ96.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

DC TZ96

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)20.3020.30
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Panasonic DC TZ96 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and DC TZ96

PowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ96, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ96, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ96, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und DC TZ96, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Panasonic DC TZ96

4
23

We recommend Panasonic DC TZ96 as better choice.

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