Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ56 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX60 HS vs DMC TZ56 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ56 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

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 SX60 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 SX60 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ56 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX60 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX60 HS

DMC TZ56

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.00
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX60 HS are the higher resolution and that the display has a higher resolution.

The PowerShot SX60 HS scores 7 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ56

PowerShot SX60 HS

DMC TZ56

Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)921
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)340350
Weighs less (2)650g
(21.0 oz.)
224g
(7.2 oz.)
More portable (2)1351cm³
(85 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 that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX60 HS and the more compact size.

Yields 19 points for the DMC TZ56.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX60 HS

DMC TZ56

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ56 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX60 HS and DMC TZ56

PowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ56, front viewPowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ56, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ56, view from abovePowerShot SX60 HS und DMC TZ56, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ56

7
19

We recommend Panasonic DMC TZ56 as better choice.

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