Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon Powershot S100 vs Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Canon PowerShot S95

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

51

Canon PowerShot S95

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Many focus points
Focus points
49
Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S95

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
2200 ms startup delay

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S95.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm Finepix X10.

differences

Advantages of the Canon S95

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
100×58×30 mm vs 117×70×57 mm
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2.7x smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.2" vs 2.2"
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Around 50% thinner
Weight
Lighter
193 g vs 350 g
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More than 40% lighter
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Sensor size
Larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
200 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
245 ISO vs 153 ISO
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The X10 has a slight edge (0.7 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 24fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 1.9 fps
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Around 5.5x faster continuous shooting
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
300 shots vs 200 shots
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50% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Overall image quality
Slightly better image quality
50.0 vs 47.0
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Around 10% better image quality
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1600s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              f/2
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.3 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              S9520.4 bits
              X1020.5 bits
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              S95153 ISO
              X10245 ISO
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              S9547.0
              X1050.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S953.8x
              X104x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              12,800 ISO
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S95461k dots
              X10460k dots

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $330

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Focus points Has much fewer focus points
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $498

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Focus points Has significantly fewer focus points
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Pro digicam

              $589

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              HDR Lacks a built-in HDR feature
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Focus points Has much fewer focus points
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $180

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $976

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Shutter lag Has much less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity

              Canon PowerShot S95 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $314 - $349

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $264

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Startup delay More startup delay
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $237

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Startup delay Much less startup delay
              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $518

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $431 - $500

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $645

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Focus points Many more focus points
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO

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