Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

48

Canon Powershot SX40

35

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 S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$334

Overall image quality Better image quality
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$423

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679 - $680

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

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$347 - $430

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$376

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$394

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.