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Advantages of the Canon S100

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S100's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
9.6 fps vs 3.7 fps
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More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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Advantages of the Canon SD4000 IS

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Size
Smaller
100×54×23 mm vs 99×60×28 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
175 g vs 198 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/2
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3"
Thickness Thin Help
S1001.1"
SD4000 IS0.9"
Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
S1006,400 ISO
SD4000 IS3,200 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
S100461k dots
SD4000 IS230k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
S1009.6 fps
SD4000 IS3.7 fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
S1005x
SD4000 IS3.8x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths
Size Fairly small Help
S10099×60×28 mm
SD4000 IS100×54×23 mm
Weight Light weight Help
S100198 g
SD4000 IS175 g
Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
15 seconds
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
S10012 MP
SD4000 IS9.8 MP
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
S1001/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm
SD4000 IS1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm

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