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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Winner
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70

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64

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

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Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$392

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448 - $650

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

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Panasonic Lumix FH10

Ultra compact

$120

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$329

Zoom Much more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Much larger
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

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

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