Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

84

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Light-weight
Weight
198 g
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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-LX3.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$439

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$2,192

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$261

Size Smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
GPS No built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$399

GPS Has a GPS
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$459

True resolution Higher true resolution
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$392

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Much larger

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
Lumix DMC-LX3
Panasonic

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