Canon Powershot SX40 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

95

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Screen size
Large screen
3"
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 Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$487 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$418

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$480 with 14-45mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Super zoom

$279

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$322

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom Much more zoom
Size 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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