Panasonic LX7
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vs Canon S100
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What’s good about the Panasonic Lumix DMC LX7

Best price $557
  • 65% more battery life 330 shots vs 200 shots
  • Higher resolution rear screen 920k dots vs 461k dots
  • Has longer exposure available 250 seconds vs 15 seconds
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Newer camera August 2012 vs December 2011
  • Better video capture 1080p 60fps vs 1080p 24fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 12 shots per sec vs 2 shots per sec
  • Has HDR on-board S100 does not have HDR
  • Has panorama image capture S100 does not have panorama
  • Has a flash hot shoe connector S100 does not
  • Has 3D capture capabilities S100 does not have 3D

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot S100

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  • Weighs a little bit less than the LX7 6.98 oz vs 10.5 oz
  • Significantly smaller body size 10 in³ vs 21 in³
  • Significantly cheaper street price $339 vs $557
  • Higher sensor resolution 12.1 MP vs 10.1 MP
  • Longer optical zoom 5.0× vs 3.8×
  • Has GPS location tagging LX7 does not have GPS

What the Panasonic LX7 and Canon S100 have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 43 in²
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDMI port
  • RAW capture

What’s missing from both the Panasonic LX7 and the Canon S100

  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No Wi-Fi

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