Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Canon Powershot S100 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

57

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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

$330

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$600

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$392

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$300

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$369

Lowest price Much cheaper

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
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