Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 vs Canon Powershot S100

Winner
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

66

Canon Powershot S100

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.4
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

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

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

$599 - $698

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Startup delay Much less startup delay
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$298

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$320

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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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