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

Canon PowerShot S110 vs Fujifilm XF1

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

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Fujifilm XF1

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S110

Really small
Size
Compact 99x59x27 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm XF1

Sensor size
Large sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S110. Explore our gallery of 11 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm XF1.

differences

Advantages of the Canon S110

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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
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
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
Size
Significantly smaller
99x59x27 mm vs 108x62x33 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Weight
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
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
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$186.23 vs $209.00
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The best price we've seen is $23 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
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              S110f/2.0
              XF1f/1.8
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              S1101080p @ 24fps
              XF11080p @ 30fps
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              10 fps
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              S1101/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              XF12/3" 8.8x6.6mm
              Common Weaknesses
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.2 EV
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              S110168 ISO
              XF1199 ISO
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              S11020.6 bits
              XF120.5 bits
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              S11048.0
              XF149.0
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S1105x
              XF14x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              S11099x59x27 mm
              XF1108x62x33 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              S1101.1"
              XF11.3"
              Weight Light weight Help
              S110198 g
              XF1255 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S110$209.00
              XF1$186.23
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S11015s
              XF130s
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S110461k dots
              XF1460k dots
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399 - $449

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $218

              Dynamic range Has much wider dynamic range
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $272

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $310

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot S110 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Smaller
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $570

              Size Smaller
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $445

              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Fujifilm XF1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm XQ1

              Fujifilm XQ1

              Pro digicam

              $312

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Smaller
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $398

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              External flash Supports an external flash
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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              Showing 2 comments

              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...