Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

50

Canon Powershot SX40

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Light-weight
Weight
198 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Zoom
Great zoom
35x
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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

$299

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$600

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$259

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

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom Significantly more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$820

Screen size Much larger screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$399 - $699 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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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.