Canon PowerShot S90 vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Canon PowerShot S90

57

Olympus XZ-1

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S90

In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S90.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S90 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$400

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$475 - $599

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Overall image quality Better image quality
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$148

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot S90
PowerShot S90
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Olympus XZ-1
XZ-1
Olympus

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