As well as being compared against other pro digicams and compacts, the Canon PowerShot S110 is also often compared to travel zooms, waterproofs and mirrorless. The Canon PowerShot S110's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX170 IS and the PowerShot SX720 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 and the Cybershot DSC-RX100)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon S110 compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has a much lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 1,229k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (12 MP vs 20 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a significantly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 320 shots).

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS
similar age

Significant advantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the S110)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 461k dots
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 340 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the S110)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the XZ-2 iHS and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
1 year older
$382

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the S110)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the S110)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the S100 and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $197.00 vs $439.00

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120
1 year newer
$1,331

Significant advantages of the S120 (vs the S110)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 461k dots

Significant disadvantages of the S120 (vs the S110)

  • None found

common strengths of the S120 and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
3 months older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the S110)

  • Significantly larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 461k dots
  • Much longer battery life: 330 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the S110)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $403.11 vs $439.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
1 year newer
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the S110)

  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 461k dots
  • Much longer battery life: 320 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the S110)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7
similar age
$392

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX7 (vs the S110)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.4 vs f/2
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 461k dots
  • Much longer battery life: 330 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX7 (vs the S110)

  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-LX7 and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $392.49 vs $439.00

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon S110 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.5), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), takes slightly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 3.1 MP) and much higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 1,600 ISO).

However, on average it doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 330 shots), is slightly heavier (198 g vs 160 g), is slightly more expensive ($439.00 vs $259.99) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400
3 months newer
$260

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the S110)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the S110)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the A1400 and S110

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

Samsung MV900F MultiView

Samsung MV900F MultiView
similar age

Significant advantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the S110)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much thinner: 0.7" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the MV900F MultiView (vs the S110)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the MV900F MultiView and S110

  • Wide aperture: f/2.5 vs f/2
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×60×17 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS
4 years older

Significant advantages of the SD790 IS (vs the S110)

  • Much longer battery life: 330 shots vs 200 shots
  • Significantly thinner: 0.8" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the SD790 IS (vs the S110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the SD790 IS and S110

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×57×21 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)

Pentax Optio WG-1

Pentax Optio WG-1
1 year older

Significant advantages of the WG-1 (vs the S110)

  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the WG-1 (vs the S110)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the WG-1 and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7
2 years older
$312

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX7 (vs the S110)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 461k dots
  • Larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Significantly thinner: 0.7" vs 1.1"

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX7 (vs the S110)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-TX7 and S110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×60×18 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)

Kyocera Finecam S3

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11 years older

Significant advantages of the S3 (vs the S110)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S3 (vs the S110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the S3 and S110

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (30×87×55 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon S110 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.5), has a built-in flash, takes slightly higher resolution photos (12 MP vs 9.7 MP) and slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 920k dots), has a significantly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 300 shots), is older (september 2012 vs september 2014) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS
1 year newer
$384

Significant advantages of the SX170 IS (vs the S110)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 200 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX170 IS (vs the S110)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SX170 IS and S110

  • Inexpensive: $383.95 vs $439.00

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
3 years newer
$315

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the S110)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 461k dots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the S110)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • No touch screen
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and S110

  • Inexpensive: $269.00 vs $439.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80
3 years newer
$368

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the S110)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 461k dots
  • Much longer battery life: 390 shots vs 200 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 (vs the S110)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX80 and S110

  • Inexpensive: $364.99 vs $439.00

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
1 year newer
$2,192

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the S110)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 461k dots
  • Significantly longer battery life: 300 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the S110)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and S110

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Canon ELPH 530 HS
7 months older
$280

Significant advantages of the ELPH 530 HS (vs the S110)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 530 HS (vs the S110)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the ELPH 530 HS and S110

  • Inexpensive: $279.88 vs $439.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX30
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-QX30 (vs the S110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-QX30 (vs the S110)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2
  • No built-in flash
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO

common strengths of the DSC-QX30 and S110

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon S110 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2 vs f/2.8), has a built-in flash, has a much larger screen (3" vs 1.6"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (461k dots vs 61k dots) and has image stabilization (lens vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 5 mm), lacks and external mic jack, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and is not waterproof.

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition
1 year newer
$429

Significant advantages of the Black Edition (vs the S110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Black Edition (vs the S110)

  • None found

common strengths of the Black Edition and S110

  • None found

Casio GV-20

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the GV-20 (vs the S110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the GV-20 (vs the S110)

  • None found

common strengths of the GV-20 and S110

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon S110 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has image stabilization (lens vs none), has a touch screen, records movies in 24p, is newer (september 2012 vs september 2011) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 24fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a significantly lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 920k dots), records less high-speed movies (240 fps vs 1,200 fps), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (10 fps vs 60 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000
1 year newer
$498 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A5000 (vs the S110)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 19.8 MP vs 12 MP

Significant disadvantages of the A5000 (vs the S110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the A5000 and S110

  • Fairly small: Compact (110×63×36 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)
  • Very light: 210 g vs 198 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.1"

Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2
similar age
$237 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the J2 (vs the S110)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 461k dots
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the J2 (vs the S110)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the J2 and S110

  • Extremely high speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Fairly small: Compact (106×61×30 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
1 year older
$832 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

Significant advantages of the J1 (vs the S110)

  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the J1 (vs the S110)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the J1 and S110

  • Extremely high speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Fairly small: Compact (106×61×30 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 1.1"

Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1
1 year older
$436 (body only)

Significant advantages of the V1 (vs the S110)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 461k dots
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 10 fps
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the V1 (vs the S110)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen
  • No 24p support

common strengths of the V1 and S110

  • Extremely high speed movies: 1,200 fps vs 240 fps
  • Fairly small: Mid size (113×76×44 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)
  • Light weight: 294 g vs 198 g

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5
2 years older
$593 (body only)

Significant advantages of the NEX-5 (vs the S110)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 461k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the NEX-5 (vs the S110)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 240 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the NEX-5 and S110

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×59×38 mm) vs Compact (99×59×27 mm)
  • Light weight: 287 g vs 198 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.1"