Canon PowerShot S120Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Top 50%1,315 points
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Top 45%1,440 points
Top 45%
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
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Top specs and features

Canon PowerShot S120 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7: 57 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

19.8% more megapixels.
12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
10.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
7.44 x 5.58mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
7.44 x 5.58mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a9: 693
23

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
12.1fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

5. weight

52g lighter.
217g
HTC Re: 65.5g
269g

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
12800ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
330shots

8. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
37% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

12. width

32.9mm narrower.
100mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
67.1mm

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
26% have it

14. height

51.5mm shorter.
59mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
110.5mm

15. volume

49.39% less body volume.
171.1cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
338.1cm³

16. thickness

16.6mm thinner.
29mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
45.6mm

17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
46% have it

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

19. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
23% have it

20. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
72% have it

21. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
35% have it

22. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
45% have it

23. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
25% have it

24. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
86% have it

25. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
53% have it
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