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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

64

Casio Exilim EX-FH100

42

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
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH100

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact (104×60×28 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim EX-FH100.

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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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 7.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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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
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
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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
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
$329.99 vs $895.00
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The best price we've seen is $565 cheaper (2.7x less)
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
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
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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
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              S1003.0 cm
              EX-FH1007.0 cm
              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

              $314 - $349

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $971

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $264

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $237

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $437

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-100

              Casio Exilim EX-100

              Pro digicam

              $510

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25

              Super zoom

              $1,395

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

              Pro digicam

              $333

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $266

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

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