General

Canon Powershot S100 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Brand
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Canon Panasonic
Lowest price
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$295.00 $599.00
Announced
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September, 2011 July, 2010

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CCD
Size
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1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm 1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 10 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO 12,800 ISO

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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12 MP 10 MP
Native resolution
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4000 x 3000 3648 x 2736
Pixel size
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3.4 µm² 5.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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461k dots 460k dots
Touch screen
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No 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/2.0 f/2.0
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.9 f/3.3
Macro focus
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3 cm 1 cm

Form factor

Size
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99x60x28 mm 109x65x42 mm
Depth
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1.1" 1.7"
Weight
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198 g 277 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 @ 24fps 720p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes No
High-speed framerate
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240 fps None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Unknown
Continuous focus
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Unknown n/a
All formats
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480p @ 30fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
720p @ 24fps
320 x 240 @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
480p @ 120fps
848 x 480 @ 30fps
720p @ 30fps
480p @ 30fps
320 x 240 @ 10fps
320 x 240 @ 30fps

Features

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

Performance

Startup delay
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2400 ms 2300 ms
Shutter lag
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250 ms 310 ms
Battery life
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200 shots 400 shots
Continuous shooting
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9.6 fps 6 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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SDHC
SD
SDXC
SD
MMC
SDXC
SDHC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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50.0 41.0
Color depth
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20.7 bits 19.6 bits
Dynamic range
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11.6 EV 10.8 EV
Low light performance
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153 ISO 132 ISO
Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
Lumix DMC-LX5
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