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)
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P300

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Weight
Light-weight
189 g
Size
Really small
Compact (103×58×32 mm)

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

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$799

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$474 body only

$726 with 12-32mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$261

Size Smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Aperture Narrower aperture

Nikon Coolpix P300 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Nikon Coolpix AW120

Waterproof

$394

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100

Compact

$89

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Olympus Tough TG-810

Olympus Tough TG-810

Waterproof

$508

GPS Has a GPS
Size Smaller
Aperture Much narrower aperture

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Nikon Coolpix P300
Coolpix P300
Nikon

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