Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

47

Canon Powershot SX40

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.6 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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 SX40.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$424

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Pro digicam

$832 - $898

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$298 - $350

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$260 - $349

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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Avatar for Chris Szumigala Chris Szumigala (6:46 PM, September 26, 2011)
I'm pretty sure both the S100 and the SX40 do have in camera HDR.