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

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
922k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

Placeholder

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Travel zoom

$319 - $379

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$479

Lowest price Much cheaper
Weight Lighter
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$439

Lowest price Much cheaper
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$439

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$2,192

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$261

Size Smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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