General

Canon Powershot S100 Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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$255.00 $279.95
Announced
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September, 2011 February, 2012

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 12 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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12 MP 9.7 MP
Native resolution
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4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Pixel size
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3.4 µm² 2.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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461k dots 461k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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5x 20x
Wide angle
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24 mm 25 mm
Telephoto
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120 mm 500 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2.0 f/3.5
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.9 f/6.8
Macro focus
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3 cm 5 cm

Form factor

Size
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99x60x28 mm 106x61x33 mm
Depth
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1.1" 1.3"
Weight
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198 g 231 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps 1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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240 fps 240 fps
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Unknown
Continuous focus
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Unknown n/a
All formats
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480p @ 120fps
320 x 240 @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
480p @ 30fps
720p @ 24fps
480p @ 30fps
720p @ 30fps
480p @ 120fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
1080p @ 24fps

Features

Panorama
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No Yes
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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Lens Lens
Supports RAW
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Yes No
GPS
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Yes Yes

Performance

Startup delay
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2400 ms Unknown
Shutter lag
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250 ms 510 ms
Battery life
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200 shots 210 shots
Continuous shooting
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9.6 fps 3.2 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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9 9
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s 1/3200s
Min
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15s 15s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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No No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SDXC
SD
SDHC
SDHC
SD
SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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50.0 Unknown
Color depth
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20.7 bits Unknown
Dynamic range
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11.6 EV Unknown
Low light performance
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153 ISO Unknown
Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
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