Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-P3

Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-P3

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

73

Olympus PEN E-P3

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-P3.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$439

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$2,192

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$261

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

Olympus PEN E-P3 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-P2

Olympus PEN E-P2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$590 with 14-42mm lens

Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Olympus PEN E-P3
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