Canon Powershot S100 vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

74

Olympus XZ-1

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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 XZ-1.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$425 - $448

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$290

Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$442

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Slightly smaller
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $499 body only

$360 - $499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$442 - $498 body only

$598 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Olympus XZ-1
XZ-1
Olympus

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