Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-PM2

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

66

Olympus PEN E-PM2

46

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-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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,050

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Focus points Many more focus points
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$565

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus PEN E-PM2 Competitors

Olympus Pen E-P5

Olympus Pen E-P5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$799 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus PEN E-PL6

Olympus PEN E-PL6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$289 body only

$370 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$419 body only

$400 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much more startup delay

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Canon Powershot S100
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