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

65

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (99×60×28 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Zoom
Great zoom
20x
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

$310

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

$349

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

$398

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-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$379 - $398

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$290

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$400

Lowest price Much cheaper

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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