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

Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon Coolpix S8100

Winner
Canon PowerShot S95

57

Nikon Coolpix S8100

45

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
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S8100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 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 S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$429

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$272

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Weight Slightly heavier

Nikon Coolpix S8100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Travel zoom

$129

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$197

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S2900

Nikon Coolpix S2900

Compact

$90

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

discussion

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