Canon PowerShot SX740 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon PowerShot SX740 HS and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300. Both cameras have 1/2.3 inch sensors but Canon PowerShot SX740 HS has a 20.3 MP and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 has a 12.1 MP resolution.

  Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300
  Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Front Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Panasonic
Megapixels 20.3 12.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
SLR Type Point & Shoot Point & Shoot
Crop Factor n/a n/a
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 3200 Min 100 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200 Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track) Contrast Detect: Face/Eye Detection, Tracking, 49-area, 1-area, Pinpoint, Touch AF, Eye Sensor AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-1600), ISO 100-3200 Auto, iISO, 100 - 6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/3200 - 15 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen No Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39-inch 1,440K-dot OLED, Field of View: approx. 100%, Mag: 0.7x (35mm-eq.), +/- 4 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/25p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Image data: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio data: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)) AVCHD or MP4 with stereo sound
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/2000s 1/4000
Internal connections Micro-B USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro HDMI (Type D) with Viera Link, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 10.5 oz (299 g) includes batteries 25.5 oz (724 g) includes batteries
Size 4.3 x 2.5 x 1.6 in. (110 x 64 x 40 mm) 5.2 x 3.6 x 4.6 in. (132 x 92 x 117 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $379.00 Buy from Amazon for $397.99
Release Date 2018-08-20 2015-10-15