Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DC FZ82 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS vs Panasonic DC FZ82 Specs

PowerShot SX70 HS

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 – 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 21-1365mm (65x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 127 x 90.9 x 116.6mm³ (5.0″ x 3.6″ x 4.6″)
  • 608g (19.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX70 HS

DC FZ82

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 18 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 125 – 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 20-1200mm (60x), f2.8-5.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.2 x 94.3 x 119.2mm³ (5.1″ x 3.7″ x 4.7″)
  • 616g (19.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC FZ82

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DC FZ82: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

PowerShot SX70 HS vs DC FZ82: Viewfinder

PowerShot SX70 HS has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.39 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The DC FZ82 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.46x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

PowerShot SX70 HS (0.50x)

DC FZ82 (0.46x)

Better choice: Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX70 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX70 HS

DC FZ82

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.30 18.10
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.39 1.16
Articulated monitor (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS are the higher resolution, the better viewfinder and the articulated display.

The PowerShot SX70 HS scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC FZ82

PowerShot SX70 HS

DC FZ82

Auto Focus points (4)

9 49
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 3200 ISO 125 – 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

0.92 1.04
Touch screen (2)

Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 4096 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)

325 330

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC FZ82 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the DC FZ82.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX70 HS

DC FZ82

Sensor format

Compact Compact
Speed (frames/second)

10 10
Built-in flash

Image stabilizer

Similar weight

608g 616g
Similar size

1346cm³ 1464cm³
WiFi

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS VS Panasonic DC FZ82 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX70 HS and DC FZ82

PowerShot SX70 HS und DC FZ82, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX70 HS und DC FZ82, view from above

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Panasonic DC FZ82

11
17

We recommend Panasonic DC FZ82 as better choice.

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