Canon Powershot S100 vs Sony NEX C3

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

66

Sony NEX C3

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

Overall image quality
Great image quality
73.0
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
22.7 bits
Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,083 ISO

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX C3.

competitors

Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$394

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$308

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

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$559 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$481 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Startup delay Less startup delay
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$354 body only

$887 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon Powershot S100
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