Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5 vs Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

42

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5

Really small
Size
Super compact (95×53×23 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
159 g
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Compact

$350

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$450

GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$195 - $229

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$234 - $299

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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