Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-PM2

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

68

Olympus PEN E-PM2

47

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-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

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$299

Touch screen Has a touch screen
GPS No built-in GPS
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
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$300

Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Olympus PEN E-PM2 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

$431 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$744 with 12-32mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Olympus PEN E-PM2
PEN E-PM2
Olympus

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