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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

60

Nikon 1 V1

31

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

$445

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$510

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$285 - $349

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$360 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$866 body only

$450 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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