Updated (January 2012): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

Canon Powershot S100 vs Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

60

Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Light-weight
Weight
198 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR

Zoom
Great zoom
20x
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
320 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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differences

Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the S100's lens captures much more light (1.6 f-stops)
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size
Significantly smaller
99×60×28 mm vs 105×63×36 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
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
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.1" vs 1.4"
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More than 20% thinner
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10.6 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Weight
Lighter
198 g vs 234 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm F770 EXR

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Zoom
Significantly more zoom
20x vs 5x
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16x more zoom
3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
320 fps vs 240 fps
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More than 30% higher fps
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 9.6 fps
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More than 10% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Cheaper
$146.66 vs $284.95
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The best price we've seen is $138 cheaper (around 50% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              S100240 fps
              F770 EXR320 fps
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              S1001080p @ 24fps
              F770 EXR1080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              S1009.6 fps
              F770 EXR11 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $205 - $249

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $400

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $328

              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 S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $265

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $313

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $400

              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Fujifilm FinePix F770 EXR Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR

              Travel zoom

              $289

              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F800EXR

              Digicam

              $196

              Weight Lighter
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F850EXR

              Travel zoom

              $300

              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F665 EXR

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom
              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix F750 EXR

              Travel zoom

              $180

              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports RAW No RAW support

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