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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Casio EX-ZR20

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

65

Casio EX-ZR20

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Casio EX-ZR20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Battery life
Great battery life
335 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
2 cm

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
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Get that real film feel
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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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
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
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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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
Much longer battery life
335 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 70% more shots per battery charge
Size
Slightly smaller
99x59x25 mm vs 99x60x28 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Macro focus
Better macro capability
2 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
Weight
Lighter
166 g vs 198 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.1"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$160.04 vs $218.00
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The best price we've seen is $58 cheaper (around 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Extremely 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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $699

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $160 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $289

              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $345 - $398

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Casio EX-ZR20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

              Casio Exilim ZR15

              Compact

              $128

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

              Travel zoom

              $170

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $180

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

              Travel zoom

              $216

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Much shorter battery life

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