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
Battery life
Great battery life
320 shots
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

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

$360

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

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$618

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$318 - $379

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$368

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$428 - $448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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