Canon Powershot SX40 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

66

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

63

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
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
220 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$315 - $429

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$322

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$421

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100
Lumix DMC-FZ100
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