• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon S120 advantages over Nikon P340

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    250 vs 60 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon P340 advantages over Canon S120

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Higher effective ISO
    273 vs 246 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    10 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2500 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-2

Canon S120
Olympus TG-2
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup
Nikon P340
Olympus TG-2
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Canon S120
Olympus XZ-10
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Nikon P340
Olympus XZ-10
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Canon S120
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen
  • $332
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $332
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Canon S120
Olympus TG-3
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Nikon P340
Olympus TG-3
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom
  • $347
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Fujifilm XQ2

Canon S120
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen
  • $381
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $352
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $381
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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