Updated (September, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot S110 vs Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

Canon Powershot S100

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

66

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Casio Exilim EX-FH100

43

Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Really small
Size
Compact 99x60x28 mm
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Size
Really small
Compact 104x60x28 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/3.2
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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
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3 cm vs 7 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 230k dots
Help
More than 2x higher resolution screen
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
Help
Less risk of blur
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$229.00 vs $1,238.99
Help
The best price we've seen is $1,010 cheaper (5.4x less)
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
9.6 fps vs 4 fps
Help
Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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
Help
Around 50% larger sensor
Size
Slightly smaller
99x60x28 mm vs 104x60x28 mm
Help
Almost the same
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Advantages of the Casio EX-FH100

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
1,000 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 4x higher fps
Zoom
More zoom
10x vs 5x
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4x more zoom
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
Help
2x longer exposures
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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 Very high speed movies Help
              S100:240 fps
              EX-FH100:1,000 fps
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $197 - $500

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $228

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $326 - $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

              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

              $270

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

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $320

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

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $2,190

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Super zoom

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $245

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $299

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

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