Canon PowerShot S120Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
Top 52%734 points
Top 52%
Top 50%763 points
Top 50%
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Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
674 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Canon PowerShot S120 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7: 54 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

19.80% more megapixels.
12.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
10.10MP

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 38mm
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 a6500: 425
23

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
12.10fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
11fps

5. weight

52g lighter.
217g
HTC Re: 65.50g
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
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
12800ISO

7. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
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.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
330shots

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot S120
35% 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
48% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s

12. width

32.90mm narrower.
100mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
67.10mm

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. volume

49.39% less body volume.
171.10cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
338.10cm³

15. height

51.50mm shorter.
59mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
110.50mm

16. thickness

16.60mm thinner.
29mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
45.60mm

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
45% have it

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

19. has a touch screen

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

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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
53% 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
87% have it

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
65% have it

26. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Canon PowerShot S120
20% have it

27. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
45% have it

28. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Canon EOS M6: 2
2

29. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
5x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
3.80x

30. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
88% have it

31. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
68% have it

32. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
1.80f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
1.40f

33. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
56% have it

34. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon PowerShot S120
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
52% have it

35. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
120mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
90mm

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