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

68

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

45

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

Zoom
Great zoom
20x
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$359

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$480

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$214 body only

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$346 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger
Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Entry-level DSLR

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Travel zoom

$348

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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