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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Casio EX-ZR20

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

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Casio EX-ZR20

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.0
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.6 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Casio EX-ZR20

Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
166 g

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
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
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$214.00 vs $250.00
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The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
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
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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 Extremely high speed movies Help
              S100240 fps
              EX-ZR20480 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 G10

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Pro digicam

              $763

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $199

              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

              $399

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Overall image quality Significantly 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 S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              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

              Casio EX-ZR20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $202

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Placeholder

              Pentax Optio 450

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $172

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Samsung NX Mini

              Samsung NX Mini

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $207 body only

              $349 - $459 with 9-27mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Olympus PEN E-PL6

              Olympus PEN E-PL6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $549 with 14-42mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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