• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)

Advantages

Canon S120 over Nikon P340

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer shutter
    250 vs 60 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon P340 over Canon S120

  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • 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

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Canon S120
Olympus XZ-10
  • $440
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
Nikon P340
Olympus XZ-10
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Wi-Fi
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Canon S120
Panasonic LF1
  • $440
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $346
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon P340
Panasonic LF1
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Integrated ND filter
  • 24p
  • $346
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Canon S120
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $440
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $379
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $379
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Ricoh WG-4

Canon S120
Ricoh WG-4
  • $440
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Faster shutter
Nikon P340
Ricoh WG-4
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • More pixels

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Canon S120
Olympus TG-3
  • $440
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
Nikon P340
Olympus TG-3
  • $351
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
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