Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot S95

Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot S95

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

80

Canon PowerShot S95

75

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S95

Weight
Light-weight
193 g
Size
Really small
Compact (100×58×30 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"

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 S95.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$516 - $649

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$241

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

Travel zoom

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot S95 Competitors

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$750

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$439

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Pentax Optio WG-1

Pentax Optio WG-1

Waterproof

Waterproof Waterproof
Weight Lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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Avatar for waarp waarp (1:27 PM, March 22, 2012)
You and all the dumbells out there who think newer is automatically better. You dont get rid of a perfectly good camera just to have 1080 HD clips or a 2mm wider lens. Thats geek crap.
 
Avatar for Aputure Aputure (10:12 AM, February 27, 2012)
Aside from the S100 being slower (IMHO) than the S95, it's a hell of a camera! See my review here: http://www.aputure.com/blog/?p=3271
 
Liewkc8 (11:18 AM, January 19, 2012)
You are absolute right. I just came back from our local Canon Customer Service, and was SHOCKED to find out that s100 is confirmed to produce `frickled videos' because the senior technical guy there said this is inherent in all CMOS sensor cameras when taking videos indoor with florescent lighting, or too bright a sunlight outdoor!
Yet, all Canon's prevailing tv advertisement show s100 videos as its main theme, less so of its still pictures.

I purchased this s100 to replace my Ixus 860-IS which is fantastic for my often usage in taking both videos and still pictures in indoor florescent lighting condition. So it looks like I can only use s100 for still pictures only. For my videos taking, I still need my 860-IS if I want aoid frickling videos!!! THIS IS ABSOLUTELY INSANE AND UNSATISFACTORY....
 
Daggymac (8:58 AM, December 30, 2011)
I am dissapointed with video frame rate. Why not 1080p 30FPS??? WHY? I dont get it, instead of smooth super quality video you will get jerky video with great quality. I cant even watch videos with 24FPS.

Next - why not 720p 60FPS??? WHY?

S100 is for sure great camera for taking sill pictures, but it will be bestseller if this camera could be used as camcorder. Hey Canon, if you read this, consider my "wish list" :)

 
Gary (0:12 AM, November 02, 2011)
Hi, is your s95 still for sale and if so what sort of price are you looking for, thanks Gary
 
Christianramo (10:39 PM, October 30, 2011)
I got the 100s , Excelent  camera pro 
 
Maher Warde (5:59 PM, October 10, 2011)
how mutch  ????
 
jrcampps (5:44 PM, October 07, 2011)
does someone wants to buy my canon S95 Because i want to purchase the S100 now..

lol
 
Leen Kleijwegt, Netherlands (5:48 AM, September 21, 2011)
I was waiting for Raw AND 1080 video AND gps. This is the first one so I will buy it!
 
Earicafuente25 (4:32 AM, September 16, 2011)
What? new Blood for the Canon S-series...