Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon Coolpix S8100

Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon Coolpix S8100

Winner
Canon PowerShot S95

53

Nikon Coolpix S8100

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S95

Really small
Size
Compact (100×58×30 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Light-weight
Weight
193 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot S95.
Explore our gallery of 45 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S8100.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S95 Competitors

Fujifilm XQ1

Fujifilm XQ1

Pro digicam

$353

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$263

Battery life Longer battery life
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Pro digicam

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon Coolpix S8100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Compact

$200

Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$169

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Compact

$189

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Significantly smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Canon PowerShot S95
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