Canon Powershot S100 vs Sony NEX C3

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

67

Sony NEX C3

48

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
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX C3

Overall image quality
Great image quality
73.0
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1200 ms startup delay
Color depth
Great color depth
22.7 bits

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Battery life Longer battery life
External flash Supports an external flash
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$425 - $448

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$290

Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

Sony NEX C3 Competitors

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony Alpha NEX-3

Sony Alpha NEX-3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$369 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon Powershot S100
Powershot S100
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