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

Canon PowerShot S95 vs Nikon Coolpix S8100

Winner
Canon PowerShot S95

59

Nikon Coolpix S8100

47

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
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
 

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
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

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

$1,097

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$530

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

Nikon Coolpix S8100 Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Travel zoom

$124

Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S9100

Nikon Coolpix S9100

Travel zoom

$548

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix S8200

Nikon Coolpix S8200

Travel zoom

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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