In this review, we will be comparing S120 and LF1, two Small Sensor Compact cameras from Canon and Panasonic. Canon S120 was introduced to market in November 2013 and Panasonic LF1 was launched in November 2013. Both S120 and LF1 were launched within the same month so we are expecting this to be a fair comparison regarding age and available technology level.
Both Canon S120 and Panasonic LF1 cameras have 12.0MP 1/1.7" sensors. We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Small Sensor Compact cameras. Out of 262 cameras in this class, Canon S120 is ranked #6
with an overall score of 61 and Panasonic LF1 is ranked #10
with an overall score of 59.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Canon S120 and Panasonic LF1 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Canon S120 and Panasonic LF1 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.