• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 128.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon A1300 advantages over Panasonic TS7

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 500 vs 300 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Lighter weight
    174g vs 319g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Panasonic TS7 advantages over Canon A1300

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 720p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Newer
    16 months vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1037k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.4 vs 16.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon A3300 IS

Canon A1300
Canon A3300 IS
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Higher extended ISO
Panasonic TS7
Canon A3300 IS
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon A1200

Canon A1300
Canon A1200
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $101
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Shoots 24p video
Panasonic TS7
Canon A1200
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $101
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Canon A2400 IS

Canon A1300
Canon A2400 IS
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Thinner
Panasonic TS7
Canon A2400 IS
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon A810

Canon A1300
Canon A810
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
Panasonic TS7
Canon A810
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $110
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Nikon AW120

Canon A1300
Nikon AW120
  • $134
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Panasonic TS7
Nikon AW120
  • $298
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $219
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
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