Updated (August 2011): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

50

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Really small
Size
Prosumer size (124×82×92 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$493 - $598

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$390

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Size Larger

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$850 body only

$999 with 18-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$395

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p

discussion

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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:09 PM, September 20, 2011)
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Jtayllor (0:41 PM, September 20, 2011)
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