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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

59

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A 2 year old compact digital camera, great for wildlife photography
44
Average
71
Good Features
70
19 Months Old
Overall Score
59
Average
Compact 20.3MP 50x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning compact digital camera, good for wildlife photography
89
27 Reviews + 12 Awards
52
Average
77
Good Features
73
18 Months Old
Overall Score
73
Very Good
Compact 20.1MP 10x Yes Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
No awards found 12 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
allround-pc.com: Recommended Product
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
EISA.eu: EISA Best Product
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Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
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PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Techradar: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
Average Expert Rating
No reviews found

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
Megapixels 20.3MP
BEST
20.1MP
Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  5184 x 3456  5184 x 2912  3648 x 2736  3648 x 2432  2736 x 2736  3648 x 2048  2592 x 1944  2048 x 1536  1536 x 1536  1920 x 1080  640 x 480  640 x 424  640 x 360  5472 x 3648  5472 x 3080  3648 x 3648  3888 x 2592  3456 x 2592  3840 x 2160  2592 x 2592  2736 x 1824  5184 x 3456  5184 x 2912  3648 x 2736  3648 x 2432  2736 x 2736  3648 x 2048  2592 x 1944  2048 x 1536  1536 x 1536  1920 x 1080  640 x 480  640 x 424  640 x 360  5472 x 3648  5472 x 3080  3648 x 3648  3888 x 2592  3456 x 2592  3840 x 2160  2592 x 2592  2736 x 1824
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Maximum Image Resolution  5184 x 3888
BEST
 5184 x 3888
Sensor Type  CMOS
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 CMOS
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPEG XR  JPEG  JPG  JPEG XR  JPEG
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Total Megapixels 21.1MP
BEST
20.9MP
Image Stabilizer Location  Lens  Lens

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 50x
BEST
10x
Digital Zoom 4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number 3.4
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Maximum Aperture Number 6.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1,200mm 400mm
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Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24mm
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25mm
Aspherical Lens Unknown - Click to provide data 9
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom 100x 20x
BEST
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom Unknown - Click to provide data 20x

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  AI  Face detection  AI Focus  tracking  Tracking Auto Focus  AI  Face detection  AI Focus  tracking  Tracking Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection  Manual  Manual
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  80/100/200/400/800/1600  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600  Auto
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Light Exposure Modes  Auto  Manual  aperture priority  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Auto  Manual  aperture priority  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori
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ISO Sensitivity (max) 3,200
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25,600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80 80
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 5EV (1/3EV step)  ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
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Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15s 60s
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Camera Shutter Type  Mechanical  Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization  Forced on  Forced off  Red-eye reduction  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Slow synchronization  Forced on  Forced off  Red-eye reduction
Flash Sync-Speed 1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  3840 x 2160  3840 x 2160
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Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  3840 x 2160
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Motion JPEG Frame Rate 59.94fps
BEST
25fps
Video Formats Supported  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  AVCHD  AVC  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  AVCHD  AVC
Resolution At Capture Speed  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  1280x720@120fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@24fps  3840x2160@25fps  3840x2160@24fps  1280x720@120fps  1920x1080@25fps  1280x720@24fps
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HD Type  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD  Full HD  HD  4K Ultra HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  SDXC  SDHC  SD
Memory Slots 2
BEST
1

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% 100%
Display Resolution Unknown - Click to provide data 1,040,000 pixels
Display  TFT
BEST
 TFT

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type  Mini-USB B  mini USB B  USB  n  Micro-USB B  Mini-USB B  mini USB B  USB  n  Micro-USB B
HDMI Connector Type  Mini  Mini
USB Connector  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash  Auto  Cloudy  Daylight  Incandescent  Shade  Flash
Photo Effects  Black&White  Neutral  Positive film  Sepia  Skin tones  Vivid  Skin  Black&White  Neutral  Positive film  Sepia  Skin tones  Vivid  Skin
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max) 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes  Portrait  Portrait
Languages Support  Multi  I  Multi  I

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 268g
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Height 81.7mm 64.5mm
Depth 91.9mm 44.3mm
Width 120mm 110.5mm
Weight (including Battery) 442g 310g
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Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 1
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 1,025mAh
Battery Life 205 shots 260 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage Unknown - Click to provide data 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Silent Shooting
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