• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)

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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
  • 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 over Canon S120

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Shoots 24p video
    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

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The Competition

Compared to Canon S110

Canon S120
Canon S110
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup
  • $186
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
Nikon P340
Canon S110
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Higher-res screen
  • $186
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Canon S120
Panasonic LF1
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $237
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon P340
Panasonic LF1
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Newer
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $237
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Canon S120
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen
  • $300
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $300
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Canon S120
Olympus TG-3
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • GPS
Nikon P340
Olympus TG-3
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life

Compared to Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Canon S120
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $378
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • GPS
Nikon P340
Ricoh WG-5 GPS
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • More lens zoom
  • $378
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Shoots 60p video
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