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

51

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
220 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
12 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$326

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$220 - $249

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$349 - $429

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$399 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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

discussion

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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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