• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28mm - 200mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Panasonic LF1 advantages over Nikon P340

  • Less expensive
    $227 vs $347
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More lens zoom
    7.1x vs 5.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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

Nikon P340 advantages over Panasonic LF1

  • Higher effective ISO
    273 vs 211 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Newer
    16 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon S100

Panasonic LF1
Canon S100
  • $239
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
  • $429
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Shoots 24p video
Nikon P340
Canon S100
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $429
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Slow-motion videos

Compared to Canon S110

Panasonic LF1
Canon S110
  • $239
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
  • $258
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Nikon P340
Canon S110
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $258
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Nikon P330

Panasonic LF1
Nikon P330
  • $239
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
  • $227
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Integrated ND filter
Nikon P340
Nikon P330
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $227
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Leica C

Panasonic LF1
Leica C
  • $239
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • $615
  • 1/1.7 inch
Nikon P340
Leica C
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Higher effective ISO
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $615
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Panasonic LF1
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $239
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More lens zoom
  • $332
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Nikon P340
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $332
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
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