Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

74

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

47

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)
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Zoom Much more zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$469

Zoom Much more zoom
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$395

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Slightly smaller
Zoom Much less zoom
Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Zoom Much less zoom

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
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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!