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 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
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
Battery life
Great battery life
320 shots

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

$299

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

$650

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$298

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

$624

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$323

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$550

Lowest price More expensive

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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