Updated (August 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot S120 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Canon PowerShot S120 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

Winner
Canon PowerShot S120

86

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S120

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
922k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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-TZ20.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S120 Competitors

Placeholder

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Travel zoom

$319 - $379

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$479

Lowest price Much cheaper
Weight Lighter
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$439

Lowest price Much cheaper
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F500 EXR

Travel zoom

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

$328

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

Travel zoom

Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

Canon PowerShot S120
PowerShot S120
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20
Lumix DMC-TZ20
Panasonic

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