Canon SX700 HS with Panasonic ZS50 Comparison

Canon SX700 HS and Panasonic ZS50 Main Features

  • February, 2014
  • January, 2015
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 25-750 mm (30x) F3.2-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 24-720 mm (30x) F3.3-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • -
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 1166k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 9.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 66 x 35 mm, 269g.
  • 111 x 65 x 34 mm, 243g.
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Canon SX700 HS Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
60
Value for money score
67
Portability score
94
Overall score
51

Panasonic ZS50 Scores


Imaging score
41
Features score
70
Value for money score
76
Portability score
94
Overall score
60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 with Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot SX700 HS with Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Canon SX700 HS was released in 2014, and Panasonic ZS50 in 2015. Lumix DMC-ZS50 is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX700 HS 1 years older.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot SX700 HS is greater than that of Lumix DMC-ZS50. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (PowerShot SX700 HS), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Panasonic ZS50, the maximum ISO is greater by 3200. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Lumix DMC-ZS50 has electronic viewfinder, and the PowerShot SX700 HS doesn’t have. Viewfinder Lumix DMC-ZS50 has a higher resolution of 1166k dots, PowerShot SX700 HS has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot SX700 HS has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot SX700 HS Lumix DMC-ZS50
Brand Canon Panasonic
Model PowerShot SX700 HS Lumix DMC-ZS50
Announced February, 2014 January, 2015
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 3
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 922k pixels 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.46
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9 23
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/3200 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 9.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50 6.40
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 3200 6400
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 250 shots 300 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-6LH
Physical
Weight 269 g 243 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 66 x 35 mm 111 x 65 x 34 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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