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

65

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Great battery life
Battery life
410 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
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-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$504

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$448 - $458

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much 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
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$384

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$437

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

discussion

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:09 PM, September 20, 2011)
Hi Jtayllor, our goal is to have cameras added to the site the day they are announced!  Glad you like the site, thanks!
 
Jtayllor (0:41 PM, September 20, 2011)
How quickly does Snapsort add new cameras to the site after they have been announced?
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