Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

Canon Powershot S100 vs Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

60

Casio Exilim EX-FH100

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Light-weight
Weight
198 g
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Size
Really small
Compact (104×60×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
201 g

Items often bought with the Canon S100 or Casio EX-FH100

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Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
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Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the S100's lens captures much more light (1.4 f-stops)
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 7.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
9.6 fps vs 4 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
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
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
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$260.00 vs $895.00
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The best price we've seen is $635 cheaper (3.4x less)
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
Size
Slightly smaller
99×60×28 mm vs 104×60×28 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
Slightly more zoom
10x vs 5x
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4x more zoom
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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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 Extremely high speed movies Help
              S100240 fps
              EX-FH1001,000 fps
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              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

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $400

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $260

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $312

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $484 - $649

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

              Pro digicam

              $898 - $948

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Size Significantly larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $440

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Size Slightly larger
              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              $2,860

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Casio Exilim EX-FC100

              Compact

              $192

              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Super zoom

              $1,350

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $1,395

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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