Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

45

Canon Powershot SX40

33

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

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$379

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$391 - $529

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$350 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$340 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
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.