Updated (February, 2014): Compare the Canon PowerShot S120 vs Nikon Coolpix P340

Canon PowerShot S110 vs Nikon Coolpix P330

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

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Nikon Coolpix P330

53

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 Nikon Coolpix P330

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

differences

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
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
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
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size
Smaller
99x59x27 mm vs 103x58x32 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$179.00 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $320 cheaper (2.8x less)
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
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Advantages of the Nikon P330

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Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.7 EV vs 11.2 EV
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0.5 f-stops more dynamic range
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
Overall image quality
Better image quality
54.0 vs 48.0
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More than 10% better image quality
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the P330's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Low light performance
Slightly lower noise at high ISO
213 ISO vs 168 ISO
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The P330 has a slight edge (0.3 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Color depth
Better color depth
21 bits vs 20.6 bits
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Distinguishes 0.4 more bits of color
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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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
              P330f/1.8
              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
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              S11011.2 EV
              P33011.7 EV
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              S110168 ISO
              P330213 ISO
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              200 shots
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              S11020.6 bits
              P33021 bits
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              S11048.0
              P33054.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              S11099x59x27 mm
              P330103x58x32 mm
              Weight Very light Help
              S110198 g
              P330200 g
              Thickness Very thin Help
              S1101.1"
              P3301.3"
              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $214

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $317

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly higher boost light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $185 - $237

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $348 - $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              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
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Nikon Coolpix P330 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P310

              Nikon Coolpix P310

              Pro digicam

              $400

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Pro digicam

              $349

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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