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

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Canon PowerShot S95

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Canon PowerShot S95

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Focus points
Many focus points
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Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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
 
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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 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size Smaller 99x58x29 mm vs 117x70x57 mm
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2.7x smaller
Weight Lighter 193 g vs 350 g
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More than 40% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.2" vs 2.2"
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Around 50% thinner
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
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
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
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Overall image quality Better image quality 50.0 vs 47.0
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Around 10% better image quality
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 1.9 fps
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Around 5.5x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Longer battery life 300 shots vs 200 shots
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50% more shots per battery charge
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
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              f/2.0
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              S95:1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
              X10:2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              S95:$340.95
              X10:$330.89
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.3 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              S95:20.4 bits
              X10:20.5 bits
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              S95:47.0
              X10:50.0
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              S95:3.8x
              X10:4x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              S95:15s
              X10:30s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
              12,800 ISO
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              S95:461k dots
              X10:460k dots
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $390 - $400

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $629

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549 - $610

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot S95 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $450

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $297 - $350

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Sensor size Slightly smaller sensor
              Startup delay More startup delay
              Canon PowerShot S90

              Canon PowerShot S90

              Pro digicam

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Nikon Coolpix P300

              Pro digicam

              $278

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499 - $598

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $850 - $900

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $323

              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO

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