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

62

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$330

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$449

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$298

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX580

Compact

$499

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix S9500

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Travel zoom

$230

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
Canon

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
Panasonic

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