Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-PM1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

87

Olympus PEN E-PM1

47

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

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
246 ms shutter lag
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$294 - $299

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$450

Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$289 body only

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$96 body only

$290 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
Canon

Report a correction
Olympus PEN E-PM1
PEN E-PM1
Olympus

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments