Updated (October, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot S120 vs Fujifilm XQ1

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S110

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x27 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm XF1

Sensor size
Large sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
 
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Advantages of the Canon S110

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S110's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Size Significantly smaller 99x59x27 mm vs 108x62x33 mm
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Around 30% smaller
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Weight Significantly lighter 198 g vs 255 g
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More than 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
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Advantages of the Fujifilm XF1

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Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the XF1's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 199 ISO vs 168 ISO
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The XF1 has a slight edge (0.2 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality 49.0 vs 48.0
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Almost the same
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $199.99 vs $234.69
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              S110:f/2.0
              XF1:f/1.8
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              S110:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              XF1:2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              S110:198 g
              XF1:255 g
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.2 EV
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              S110:168 ISO
              XF1:199 ISO
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              S110:20.6 bits
              XF1:20.5 bits
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              S110:48.0
              XF1:49.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S110:5x
              XF1:4x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Very small Help
              S110:99x59x27 mm
              XF1:108x62x33 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              S110:1.1"
              XF1:1.3"
              Weight Light weight Help
              S110:198 g
              XF1:255 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S110:$234.69
              XF1:$199.99
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S110:15s
              XF1:30s
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S110:461k dots
              XF1:460k dots

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $450

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $280 - $400

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $245

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548 - $550

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $439 - $499

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot S110 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot S110.

              Fujifilm XF1 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XQ1

              Fujifilm XQ1

              Pro digicam

              $369 - $399

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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              Mike (10:52 PM, January 11, 2014)
              Good god this comparison is horrible. All meaningless slightly better numbers are on the Canon, but all actual photography stuff are way better on the Fuji. The canon wins due to numbers instead of quality?!
               
              harkem (8:14 AM, December 24, 2012)
              The next camera of the x-series from Fujifilm is X-G-something... haha...