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

Canon PowerShot S110

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

65

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Nikon Coolpix P330

57

Nikon Coolpix P330

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S110

Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
Really small
Size
Compact 99x59x27 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P330

Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Size
Really small
Compact 103x58x32 mm
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
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
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
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
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$179.00 vs $300.00
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The best price we've seen is $121 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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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
Low light performance
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
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)
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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              S110:f/2.0
              P330:f/1.8
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              S110:11.2 EV
              P330:11.7 EV
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              S110:168 ISO
              P330:213 ISO
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              S110:20.6 bits
              P330:21 bits
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              200 shots
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              S110:48.0
              P330:54.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              S110:99x59x27 mm
              P330:103x58x32 mm
              Weight Very light Help
              S110:198 g
              P330:200 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              S110:1.1"
              P330:1.3"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S110:$179.00
              P330:$300.00
              Common Weaknesses
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              12 MP
              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

              $391 - $399

              Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $239 - $400

              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              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
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $246

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Light sensitivity (boost) Slightly lower boost light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $347

              Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
              Light sensitivity (boost) Significantly higher boost light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $70

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

              Pro digicam

              $228 - $379

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              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

              Nikon Coolpix P330 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix P310

              Nikon Coolpix P310

              Pro digicam

              $553

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

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