Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs DC FZ82 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Specs

PowerShot SX60 HS

  • Introduced in October 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.5")
  • 650g (21.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX60 HS

DC FZ82

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.2 x 94.3 x 119.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.7")
  • 616g (19.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC FZ82

PowerShot SX60 HS vs DC FZ82: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

PowerShot SX60 HS vs DC FZ82: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX60 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The DC FZ82 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.46x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX60 HS (0.50x)

DC FZ82 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX60 HSSimulated viewfinder of the DC FZ82

Better choice: Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

DC FZ82

Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)340330

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 5 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC FZ82

PowerShot SX60 HS

DC FZ82

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1018.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.921.16
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10804096 x 2160

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording.

Yields 27 points for the DC FZ82.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

DC FZ82

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight650g616g
Similar size1351cm³1464cm³
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and DC FZ82

PowerShot SX60 HS und DC FZ82, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und DC FZ82, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und DC FZ82, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und DC FZ82, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Panasonic DC FZ82

5
27

We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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