Canon PowerShot S120 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Winner
Canon PowerShot S120

52

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S120

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.9 EV
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.4
Battery life
Great battery life
330 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S120.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S120 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$330

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$553 body only

$847 with 12-32mm, 35-100mm lenses

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P7800

Nikon Coolpix P7800

Pro digicam

$420

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

Canon PowerShot S120
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