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

Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon Coolpix S8100

Winner
Canon PowerShot S95

51

Nikon Coolpix S8100

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S95

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Compact (100×58×30 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$438

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$555

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p No 24p support

Nikon Coolpix S8100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Travel zoom

$299

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix S6200

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Travel zoom

$189

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$546

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Canon PowerShot S95
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