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

57

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

52

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
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V

Pro digicam

$998 - $1,050

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Significantly larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$283

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$649

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Compact

$256

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

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

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