General

Canon PowerShot S120 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Brand
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Canon Panasonic
Lowest price
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$649.97 $520.90
Announced
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August 2013 July 2012

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Sensor size
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1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 10 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown 12,800 ISO

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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12 MP 10 MP
Native resolution
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4000 × 3000 3648 × 2736
Pixel size
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3.6 µm² 4.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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922k dots 920k dots
Touch screen
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Yes No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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5x 3.8x
Wide angle
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24 mm 24 mm
Telephoto
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120 mm 90 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/1.8 f/1.4
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.7 f/2.3
Macro focus
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3.0 cm 1.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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100×59×29 mm 111×68×46 mm
Depth
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1.1" 1.8"
Weight
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217 g 298 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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240 fps 120 fps
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 240fps
  2. 480p @ 1fps
  3. 480p @ 3fps
  4. 480p @ 6fps
  5. 480p @ 30fps
  6. 480p @ 120fps
  7. 720p @ 1fps
  8. 720p @ 3fps
  9. 720p @ 6fps
  10. 720p @ 30fps
  11. 1080p @ 15fps
  12. 1080p @ 30fps
  13. 1080p @ 60fps
  1. 480p @ 25fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 25fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  5. 720p @ 50fps
  6. 720p @ 60fps
  7. 720p @ 100fps
  8. 720p @ 120fps
  9. 1080p @ 25fps
  10. 1080p @ 30fps
  11. 1080p @ 50fps
  12. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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No Yes
HDR
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Yes Yes
3D
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No Yes
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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1500 ms 3700 ms
Shutter lag
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173 ms 241 ms
Battery life
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230 shots 330 shots
Continuous shooting
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9.4 fps 11 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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9 23
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s 1/4000s
Min
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15s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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No Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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56.0 50.0
Color depth
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21.3 bits 20.7 bits
Dynamic range
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11.9 EV 11.7 EV
Low light performance
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246 ISO 147 ISO
Canon PowerShot S120
PowerShot S120
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Lumix DMC-LX7
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