Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DC TZ96 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DC TZ96 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DC TZ96 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

DC TZ96

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-720mm (30x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68.8 x 41.6mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.6")
  • 328g (10.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC TZ96

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DC TZ96: 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 DC TZ96: Viewfinder

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

The DC TZ96 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.33 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.

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)

DC TZ96 (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the PowerShot SX70 HSSimulated viewfinder of the DC TZ96

Better choice: Panasonic DC TZ96

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DC TZ96 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

DC TZ96

Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.392.33

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC TZ96

PowerShot SX70 HS

DC TZ96

Auto Focus points (4)949
Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)325380
Weighs less (2)608g
(19.6 oz.)
328g
(10.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1346cm³
(85 cu.in.)
321cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC TZ96 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX70 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX70 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 19 points for the DC TZ96.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

DC TZ96

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Resolution (megapixel)20.3020.30
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DC TZ96 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and DC TZ96

PowerShot SX70 HS und DC TZ96, front viewPowerShot SX70 HS und DC TZ96, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und DC TZ96, view from abovePowerShot SX70 HS und DC TZ96, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Panasonic DC TZ96

8
19

We recommend Panasonic DC TZ96 as better choice.

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