Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Canon Powershot S100 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

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Canon Powershot S100

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

67

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Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 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-TX20

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact (96×56×18 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 14 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Much longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$299 - $315

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$500

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100

Compact

$392

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Waterproof

$935

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

Panasonic Lumix TS20

Waterproof

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Longest exposure Longer exposures
Movie format Lower resolution movies

discussion

Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
Cyber-shot DSC-TX20
Sony

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