Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon Coolpix P310

Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon Coolpix P310

Canon Powershot S100
Nikon Coolpix P310

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix P310

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Weight
Light-weight
194 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

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 P310.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$649

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$442

Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000

Entry-level DSLR

$544 body only

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger

Nikon Coolpix P310 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Zoom Much more zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix S9400

Nikon Coolpix S9400

Travel zoom

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$469 - $697

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

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
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Avatar for Ricardo Consonni Ricardo Consonni (6:55 PM, September 24, 2012)
I bought the p300 for $210, just as the P310 was coming out. Could not be happier. I love Canons - I have 3 of them (SD1000, SX10 and a EOS XSi), but the S100 price so much higher, I decided to take my chances. Maybe the Canon S100 is a superior camera, but there hasn't been any situation where my P300 has let me down. I love it!
 
Fazlihocaoglu (10:58 AM, April 23, 2012)
I was bought p300 still i m using great camera. without light also great. I recommend.