Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

DC FZ82 vs PowerShot SX540 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic DC FZ82 vs Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Specs

DC FZ82

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.2 x 94.3 x 119.2mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 4.7")
  • 616g (19.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC FZ82

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

DC FZ82 vs PowerShot SX540 HS: 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.).

Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic DC FZ82 a better choice

DC FZ82

PowerShot SX540 HS

Higher speed (4, frames/second)106
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)125 - 12800 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)330205

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 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 DC FZ82 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The DC FZ82 scores 21 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

DC FZ82

PowerShot SX540 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.1020.30
Weighs less (2)616g
(19.9 oz.)
442g
(14.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1464cm³
(92 cu.in.)
901cm³
(57 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the DC FZ82 and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the PowerShot SX540 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

DC FZ82

PowerShot SX540 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Panasonic DC FZ82 VS Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the DC FZ82 and PowerShot SX540 HS

DC FZ82 und PowerShot SX540 HS, front viewDC FZ82 und PowerShot SX540 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

DC FZ82 und PowerShot SX540 HS, view from aboveDC FZ82 und PowerShot SX540 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic DC FZ82

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

21
9

We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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