Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

61

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

56

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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Size
Really small
Super compact (99×56×20 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.8"

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competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$331

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$480

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$430

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

Sony Cybershot W580

Compact

Storage slots Has more storage slots
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Travel zoom

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix FH10

Panasonic Lumix FH10

Ultra compact

$150

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
Panasonic

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