Updated (September 2011): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Canon Powershot S100 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

71

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
11.6 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Overall image quality
Great image quality
54.0
Color depth
Great color depth
21.2 bits
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
513 ISO
Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 15 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$330

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
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 Significantly worse wide angle

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$354 with 14-42mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 - $497 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
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