Canon PowerShot S90 vs Olympus XZ-1

Winner
Canon PowerShot S90

42

Olympus XZ-1

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S90

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot S90 over the Olympus XZ-1.
 

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

$375

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$379

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$353

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$226

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Wide angle Better wide angle
Overall image quality 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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