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

68

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Size
Really small
Super compact (99×56×20 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

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

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$649

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$442

Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon D5000

Nikon D5000

Entry-level DSLR

$544 body only

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX700

Compact

$568

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Travel zoom

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Screen size Much smaller screen

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
Panasonic

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