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Old Mar 19, 2017, 12:34 PM   #1
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Default Canon SX720 or Pansonic Lumix ZS60?

Hi. I'm new here. I currently have an old Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX18. It's a great camera, but I'm looking for something smaller, lighter and with much better zoom capabilities. The FX18 has 18x zoom.

I'm trying to decide between the Canon PowerShot SX720 (40x zoom) and the Panasonic Lumix ZS60 (30x zoom). On paper, the Panasonic seems to have better and more diverse features, but the customer reviews are not that great. The Canon seems to have better overall customer satisfaction, even though it has less features.

I'm wondering if anyone has experience with either of these cameras and/or can make suggestions? Thanks.

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Old Aug 21, 2017, 6:14 PM   #2
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Panasonic ZS60 Key Specs
Announcement Date: 2016-01-05
18MP - 1/2.3" CMOS Sensor
ISO 80 - 3200 ( expands to 6400)
24-720 mm F3.3-6.4 Zoom Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
3″ Fixed Type Screen
1166k dot Electronic viewfinder
10.0 fps continuous shooting
3840 x 2160 video resolution
Built-in Wireless
282g. 112 x 64 x 38 mm
Also known as Lumix DMC-TZ80
Replaced Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Canon SX720 HS Key Specs
Announcement Date: 2016-02-18
20MP - 1/2.3" BSI-CMOS Sensor
ISO 80 - 3200
24-960 mm F3.3-6.9 Zoom Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
3″ Fixed Type Screen
5.9 fps continuous shooting
1920 x 1080 video resolution
Built-in Wireless
270g. 110 x 64 x 36 mm
Replaced Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

I would always go for Canon SX720

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