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

1. megapixels

19.8% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. weight

52g lighter.

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.

7. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps

8. longer battery life

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

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
36% 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.

12. width

32.9mm narrower.
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
25% have it

14. height

51.5mm shorter.

15. volume

49.39% less body volume.

16. thickness

16.6mm thinner.

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. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
22% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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
44% 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 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

25. 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
87% have it

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