Canon Powershot SX40 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

52

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48

49

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
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$364

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ48 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Super zoom

$333

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$364

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$381

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
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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