Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

56

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$499

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $564

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$199

Overall image quality Better image quality
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$379

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$194 - $199

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$234 - $299

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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Cheater (8:15 AM, September 17, 2011)
The SX230HS is way more better for non-fanatics of photoshooting. They'll like the higher zoom factor, and not the very specific other technical details. Then, the price is much more friendly compared to the G95 or G100. It are just two different cameras!