Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

56

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

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
Size
Really small
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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

$403

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $535

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

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$293 - $299

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$300

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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!