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

Canon PowerShot S120 vs Canon Powershot S100

Winner
Canon PowerShot S120

95

Canon Powershot S100

82

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S120

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Really small
Size
Compact (100×59×29 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Size
Really small
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
198 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368 - $403

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$429

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

Waterproof

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$494 - $649

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$399

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$433

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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