Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

77

Canon Powershot SX40

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Light-weight
Weight
198 g
 

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 SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$359

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$480

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$213 body only

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$219 - $249

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $399

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm XP80

Fujifilm XP80

Waterproof

$139

Size Significantly smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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.