Panasonic FZ70K
Superzoom Camera
vs Canon SX50 HS
Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC FZ70K

Best price $265
  • 19% more battery life 400 shots vs 335 shots
  • Significantly cheaper street price $265 vs $399
  • Higher sensor resolution 16.1 MP vs 12.1 MP
  • Newer camera October 2013 vs September 2012
  • Better built-in flash range 44′ vs 18′
  • Better video capture 1080p 30fps vs 1080p 24fps
  • Has HDR on-board SX50 HS does not have HDR
  • Has 3D capture capabilities SX50 HS does not have 3D

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Best price
$399
  • Smaller body size 69 in³ vs 91 in³
  • Has longer exposure available 15 seconds vs 8 seconds
  • Viewscreen flips out FZ70K does not have a flip out viewscreen

What the Panasonic FZ70K and Canon SX50 HS have in common

  • Weigh about the same 21.8 oz vs 21 oz
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 460k dots vs 461k dots
  • The same maximum ISO setting 6400 ISO
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″ vs 2.8″
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode
  • RAW capture
  • hot shoe

What’s missing from both the Panasonic FZ70K and the Canon SX50 HS

  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No Wi-Fi

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