Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-PM1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

60

Olympus PEN E-PM1

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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-PM1.

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

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$350 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$606 body only

$273 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay More startup delay
Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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Canon Powershot S100
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