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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

71

Nikon 1 V1

36

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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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 S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$331

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$470

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$423

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
GPS No built-in GPS

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 - $1,797 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$891 body only

$750 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,530 - $1,797 body only

$2,221 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

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

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Canon Powershot S100
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