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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

87

Nikon 1 V1

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
 

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
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$294 - $299

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$450

Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$218 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix A

Nikon Coolpix A

Boutique

$734

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Pentax K-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
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