Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DMC FZ300 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ300 Specs

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0" x 3.6" x 4.6")
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC FZ300

  • Introduced in July 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 131.6 x 91.5 x 117.1mm³ (5.2" x 3.6" x 4.6")
  • 691g (22.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ300

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DMC FZ300: 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 SX70 HS vs DMC FZ300: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.39 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The DMC FZ300 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.

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 SX70 HS (0.50x)

DMC FZ300 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ300

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ300

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC FZ300

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3012.00
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.391.44
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
691g
(22.3 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and the lower weight than the DMC FZ300.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ300

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC FZ300

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21604096 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)325380
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ300 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DMC FZ300 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 23 points for the DMC FZ300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC FZ300

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Similar size1346cm³1410cm³
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC FZ300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and DMC FZ300

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ300, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ300, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ300, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ300, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Panasonic DMC FZ300

11
23

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ300 as better choice.

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