Updated (September, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot S110 vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

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Canon Powershot S100

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

Screen size
Large screen
3.3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 96x58x16 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Size
Really small
Compact 99x60x28 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture Much wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the S100's lens captures much more light (1.6 f-stops)
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 26 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
True resolution Higher true resolution 12 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
Lowest price Cheaper $199.99 vs $339.99
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The best price we've seen is $140 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX200V

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 461k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Size Significantly smaller 96x58x16 mm vs 99x60x28 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen size Larger screen 3.3" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The DSC-TX200V's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.6" vs 1.1"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight Significantly lighter 129 g vs 198 g
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More than 30% lighter
Waterproof Waterproof Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S100:200 shots
              DSC-TX200V:220 shots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $350

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot N100

              Canon PowerShot N100

              Pro digicam

              $349 - $352

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $360 - $574

              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $228 - $249

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $356 - $428

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $275 - $300

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $212

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $223

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $266

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $289 - $340

              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              GPS No built-in GPS

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