Canon PowerShot G16 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Winner
Canon PowerShot G16

56

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G16

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1800 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
Long exposures
Longest exposure
250 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.4
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
241 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G16.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G16 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$479 - $599

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$630

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$485

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$599 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Startup delay Much less startup delay
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$298

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture

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Canon PowerShot G16
PowerShot G16
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Lumix DMC-LX7
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