General

Canon Powershot S100 Olympus PEN E-P3
Brand
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Canon Olympus
Lowest price
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$197.00 $450.00
Announced
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September 2011 June 2011

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Sensor size
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1/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm n/a
Crop factor
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n/a 2.1x
Megapixels
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12 MP 12.2 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 1,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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12,800 ISO 12,800 ISO
Sensor cleaning
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n/a Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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12 MP 12.2 MP
Native resolution
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4000 × 3000 4032 × 3024
Pixel size
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3.4 µm² 18.4 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD OLED
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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461k dots 614k dots
Touch screen
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No Yes
Flips out
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No No
Live view
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n/a Yes

Lens

Zoom
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5x n/a
Wide angle
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24 mm n/a
Telephoto
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120 mm n/a
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2 n/a
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.9 n/a
Macro focus
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3.0 cm n/a

Form factor

Size
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99×60×28 mm 122×69×34 mm
Depth
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1.1" 1.3"
Weight
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198 g 369 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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n/a No
Built-in focus motor
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n/a No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes No
High-speed framerate
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240 fps None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Unknown Yes
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 240fps
  3. 480p @ 30fps
  4. 480p @ 120fps
  5. 720p @ 24fps
  6. 1080p @ 24fps
  1. 720p @ 30fps
  2. 1080p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No Yes
HDR
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Yes No
3D
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No Yes
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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Yes No

Performance

Startup delay
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2400 ms 900 ms
Shutter lag
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250 ms 222 ms
Battery life
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200 shots 330 shots
Continuous shooting
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9.6 fps 3 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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9 35
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s 1/4000s
Min
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15s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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No Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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50.0 51.0
Color depth
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20.7 bits 20.8 bits
Dynamic range
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11.6 EV 10.1 EV
Low light performance
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153 ISO 536 ISO

Lenses

Lens availability
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n/a 108 lenses
Lens mount
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n/a Micro Four Thirds
Canon Powershot S100
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