Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-PM1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

71

Olympus PEN E-PM1

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

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 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

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$200 body only

$359 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$296 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay More startup delay
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies

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Canon Powershot S100
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