Updated (September, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot S110 vs Casio EX-ZR20

Canon Powershot S100

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

67

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Casio EX-ZR20

50

Casio EX-ZR20

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.0
Really small
Size
Compact 99x60x28 mm
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Casio EX-ZR20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Battery life
Great battery life
335 shots
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the S100's lens captures much more light (1.4 f-stops)
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
Help
Less risk of blur
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.8 MP
Help
Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
Help
Almost the same
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
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Advantages of the Casio EX-ZR20

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
480 fps vs 240 fps
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2x higher fps
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
335 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 70% more shots per battery charge
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Size
Slightly smaller
99x59x25 mm vs 99x60x28 mm
Help
Around 10% smaller
Macro focus
Better macro capability
2 cm vs 3 cm
Help
Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
166 g vs 198 g
Help
Around 20% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1" vs 1.1"
Help
Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$149.18 vs $243.99
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The best price we've seen is $95 cheaper (around 40% less)
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              S100:240 fps
              EX-ZR20:480 fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $249

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $391 - $399

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $593

              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $70

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Casio EX-ZR20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $625 body only

              $679 - $1,025 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $158

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

              Casio Exilim ZR15

              Compact

              $118

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

              Pro digicam

              $820 - $898

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $337

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier

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