Canon Powershot SX40 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

48

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

46

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

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
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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 SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$429 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$220 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$410

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Super zoom

$480

Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 with 20-50mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$390

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Significantly larger

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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Lumix DMC-FZ48
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