Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DMC TZ61 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 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 TZ61

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 110.6 x 64.3 x 34.4mm³ (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.4")
  • 240g (7.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC TZ61

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DMC TZ61: 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 TZ61: Viewfinder

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

The DMC TZ61 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 TZ61 (0.46x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the DMC TZ61

Better choice: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC TZ61

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3018.10
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.390.20
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)325300

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and the articulated display. A recommendation of the PowerShot SX70 HS is made easy by the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ61

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC TZ61

Auto Focus points (4)923
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
240g
(7.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
245cm³
(15 cu.in.)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ61 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

Yields 10 points for the DMC TZ61.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

DMC TZ61

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Speed (frames/second)1010
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and DMC TZ61

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ61, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ61, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ61, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und DMC TZ61, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Panasonic DMC TZ61

16
10

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX70 HS as better choice.

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