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

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Travel zoom

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

Travel zoom

$313

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Nikon Coolpix S9400

Nikon Coolpix S9400

Travel zoom

$250

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$397 - $448

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot S90
PowerShot S90
Canon

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Olympus XZ-1
XZ-1
Olympus

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