Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-PM2

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

71

Olympus PEN E-PM2

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
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-PM2

Overall image quality
Great image quality
72.0
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
700 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
22.7 bits

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-PM2.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$330

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$449

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Olympus PEN E-PM2 Competitors

Samsung NX20

Samsung NX20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$527 body only

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$435 with 16-50mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon Powershot S100
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