Canon Powershot SX40 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots
Focus points
Many focus points
23
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$357

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$385 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$298 - $309

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$274

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$820

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Slightly larger

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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48
Lumix DMC-FZ48
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