Updated (August 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot S120 vs Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110 vs Canon Powershot S100

Winner
Canon PowerShot S110

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Canon Powershot S100

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S110

Really small
Size
Compact (99×59×27 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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differences

Advantages of the Canon S110

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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 6,400 ISO
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The S110's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Size
Slightly smaller
99×59×27 mm vs 99×60×28 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Lowest price
Cheaper
$263.69 vs $329.99
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The best price we've seen is $66 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.1"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon S100

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Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.6 EV vs 11.2 EV
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0.8 f-stops more dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Overall image quality
Slightly better image quality
50.0 vs 48.0
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Almost the same
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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
              f/2
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 24fps
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              S11010 fps
              S1009.6 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              S11011.2 EV
              S10011.6 EV
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              200 shots
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              S110168 ISO
              S100153 ISO
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              S11020.6 bits
              S10020.7 bits
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              3.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              S11048.0
              S10050.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              S11099×59×27 mm
              S10099×60×28 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              198 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              1.1"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              S110$263.69
              S100$329.99
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              15 seconds
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second
              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 resolution Low resolution screens Help
              461k dots
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S1101/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
              S1001/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $314 - $349

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              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
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $238

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              True resolution Takes slightly lower resolution photos
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $441

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot S110 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot S110.

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $980

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $206

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Overall image quality Much worse image quality

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