Updated (August 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot S120 vs Canon Powershot S100

Canon PowerShot S120 vs Canon Powershot S100

Winner
Canon PowerShot S120

98

Canon Powershot S100

84

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S120

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
922k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Size
Really small
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S120.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S120 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Pro digicam

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$510

Battery life Much longer battery life
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$439

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$600

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$479

Battery life Longer battery life
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Travel zoom

$100

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

discussion

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