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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

66

Nikon 1 V1

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$394

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$308

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$264 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Slower video autofocus
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,293 body only

$599 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth

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Canon Powershot S100
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