Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus PEN E-PM2

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

60

Olympus PEN E-PM2

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
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

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$332

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$528 - $649

Overall image quality Significantly 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

$576

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Olympus PEN E-PM2 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,010 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Larger
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$425 with 14-42mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $649 body only

$399 - $700 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Larger

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Canon Powershot S100
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