Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ62 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DMC FZ62 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC FZ62 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 FZ62

  • Introduced in July 2012
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-600mm (24x), f2.8-5.2
  • No WiFi
  • 120.3 x 80.8 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ62

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DMC FZ62: 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 FZ62: Viewfinder

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

The DMC FZ62 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 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 SX70 HS (0.50x)

DMC FZ62 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ62

Better choice: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC FZ62 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC FZ62

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.390.20
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.920.46
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX70 HS is made easy by the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ62

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC FZ62

Auto Focus points (4)923
Longer battery life (3, photos)325400
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
893cm³
(56 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ62 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the DMC FZ62.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC FZ62

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Similar weight608g600g
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC FZ62 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and DMC FZ62

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ62, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ62, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ62, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und DMC FZ62, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Panasonic DMC FZ62

21
9

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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