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

56

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

51

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
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

$403

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $535

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$610

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$251

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$149

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
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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