Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon Coolpix P300

Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon Coolpix P300

Canon Powershot S100
Nikon Coolpix P300

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"
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P300

Weight
Light-weight
189 g
Size
Really small
Compact (103×58×32 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
120 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix P300.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$360

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon Coolpix P300 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P330

Nikon Coolpix P330

Pro digicam

$289

Zoom More zoom
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Shorter battery life
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368 - $455

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Nikon Coolpix P7700

Nikon Coolpix P7700

Pro digicam

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Nikon Coolpix P300
Coolpix P300
Nikon

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