Canon ELPH 500 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Canon ELPH 500 HS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Compact (101×55×25 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Weight
Light-weight
210 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 500 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8.

competitors

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$600

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External flash Supports an external flash
Size Much larger
Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 with 16-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$198 - $199

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Lowest price Much cheaper
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Travel zoom

GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle

discussion

Canon ELPH 500 HS
ELPH 500 HS
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8
Lumix DMC-ZS8
Panasonic

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