• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 10.0x zoom 25mm - 250mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 8.0x zoom 28mm - 224mm (35mm equiv.)

Advantages

Panasonic SZ3 over Canon 140 IS

  • Lens zoom ratio
    10.0x vs 8.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Longer shutter
    60 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 140 IS over Panasonic SZ3

  • Newer
    8 months vs 18 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • High-res screen
    77k vs 0k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Sony WX80

Panasonic SZ3
Sony WX80
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
Canon 140 IS
Sony WX80
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon 130 IS

Panasonic SZ3
Canon 130 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out
Canon 140 IS
Canon 130 IS
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • HDMI out

Compared to Samsung WB30F

Panasonic SZ3
Samsung WB30F
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • 24p
  • Longer shutter
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • High-res screen
Canon 140 IS
Samsung WB30F
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer shutter
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon 115 IS

Panasonic SZ3
Canon 115 IS
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 24p
  • $114
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
Canon 140 IS
Canon 115 IS
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
  • $114
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon 135

Panasonic SZ3
Canon 135
  • $125
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $107
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • High-res screen
Canon 140 IS
Canon 135
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $107
  • 1/2.3 inch
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