Canon Powershot SX40 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

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Canon Powershot SX40

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

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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
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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

$340 - $469

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$330 - $379

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$278 - $297

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$298 - $329

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Super zoom

$849

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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

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