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

58

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

54

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"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$299

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$570

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$192

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$149

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Compact

$500

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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

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