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

Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P300

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Weight
Light-weight
189 g
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
120 fps

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

$494

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$499

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix P300 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P310

Nikon Coolpix P310

Pro digicam

$299

3D Takes 3D photos
Macro focus Better macro capability
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS45

Travel zoom

$150

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P340

Nikon Coolpix P340

Pro digicam

$453

Supports RAW Shoots RAW
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

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Canon Powershot S100
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