Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Canon Powershot S100

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

52

Canon Powershot S100

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.4
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.7 EV
Great battery life
Battery life
330 shots
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$565 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
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

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$424

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$280

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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EMS (8:46 PM, January 25, 2014)
Can you tell me what would be the best point and shoot camera for getting good portraits with blurred backgrounds? I don't want a dslr and want to stay under $200 . I am willing to buy older/used to do that. I favor canon but am open to other brands. I've done pretty much studying into this but cant make up my mind :( Thank you