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

69

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

65

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

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-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2500 (Lumix DMC-FZ2000)

Super zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
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
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$1,749 body only

Battery life Much longer battery life
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$202 - $209

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Much smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture

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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