Canon PowerShot S120 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S120

Really small
Size
Compact (100×59×29 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Movie format
Shoots UHD movies
UHD @ 30fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S120.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S120 Competitors

Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1

Pro digicam

$391

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$399

True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Samsung NX300M

Samsung NX300M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$636 with 16-50mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 - $1,348 body only

$899 with 16-50mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Focus points Many more focus points
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 - $499 body only

$500 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Size Slightly smaller
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Movie format Lower resolution movies

discussion

Canon PowerShot S120
PowerShot S120
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80
Lumix DMC-GX80
Panasonic

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