Canon PowerShot S90 vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Canon PowerShot S90

41

Olympus XZ-1

39

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

$265

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$625

Dynamic range More dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Lowest price More expensive
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$362

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$309

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
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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