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

69

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
Battery life
Great battery life
400 shots
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$259

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$799

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX80

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$511 body only

$732 with 12-32mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,020 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Leica M8

Leica M8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$475 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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