Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon 1 V1

Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

67

Nikon 1 V1

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.6 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1300 ms startup delay

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 1 V1.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$425 - $448

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$290

Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$435 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$534 body only

$999 with 10-30mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

discussion

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