Canon PowerShot N100 vs Canon PowerShot S120

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Canon PowerShot N100
Canon PowerShot S120

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
330 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 is a digital camera that takes 330 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon PowerShot S120 only takes 230 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Cheaper by $307
The Canon PowerShot N100 costs $349.99, whereas the Canon PowerShot S120 is $657.00.
Slightly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Canon PowerShot N100 is 90% based on 2 reviews, but the average rating of the Canon PowerShot S120 is 87% (based on 183 reviews).
8 Reasons For
Hugely longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Canon PowerShot S120 is 250ss maximum shutter speed, but the Canon PowerShot N100 is only a 15ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (235s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

30fps higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 has a JPEG frame rate of 60fpsfps, but the Canon PowerShot N100 is only a 30fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (30fps lower).
34% lighter Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 is a 217gg digital camera. That's 72g lighter than the Canon PowerShot N100 (217gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Shorter Edit
Canon PowerShot S120 is 59mmmm tall, but the Canon PowerShot N100 is a 67.5mmmm tall digital camera (8.5mm taller).
6.8mm thinner Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 is a 29mmmm deep digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot N100 is a 35.8mmmm deep digital camera (6.8mm thicker).
4.3mm narrower Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 is a 100.2mmmm wide digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot N100 is a 104.5mmmm wide digital camera (4.3mm wider).
Nine more awards
The Canon PowerShot S120 has 10 awards, whereas the Canon PowerShot N100 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
Based on 47 reviews, the Canon PowerShot S120 has an average expert review score of 81%, however the Canon PowerShot N100 has an average rating of 76% (based on 21 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Sixteen times shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 is a 15ss maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 235s shorter than the Canon PowerShot S120 (250ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

30fps lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 is a 30fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 30fps lower than the Canon PowerShot S120 (60fpsfps).
72g heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 has a weight of 289gg, whereas the Canon PowerShot S120 is a 217gg digital camera (72g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

8.5mm taller Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 is a 67.5mmmm tall digital camera. That's 8.5mm taller than the Canon PowerShot S120 (59mmmm).
19% thicker Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 has a depth of 35.8mmmm. That's 6.8mm thicker than the Canon PowerShot S120 (29mmmm).
Wider Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 has a width of 104.5mmmm. That's 4.3mm wider than the Canon PowerShot S120 (100.2mmmm).
Nine less awards
The Canon PowerShot N100 has only received 1 award, however the Canon PowerShot S120 has received 10 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Canon PowerShot N100 only has an average expert score of 76%, but the Canon PowerShot S120 has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 47 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
One hundred less shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon PowerShot S120 is 230 shots, but the Canon PowerShot N100 only takes 330 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

$307 more expensive
The Canon PowerShot S120 is more expensive than the Canon PowerShot N100 by $307.01.
Two months older
The Canon PowerShot S120 is older than the Canon PowerShot N100 by two months.
Marginally Lower user review Score
The Canon PowerShot S120's average user rating is 87%, however the Canon PowerShot N100's is 90% (based on 2 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
10 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
hardwarezone.com.ph: Recommended
ljudochbild.se: Especially Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 5 Star
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
What Digital Camera: Gold

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Date Released

36 months Ago 39 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
12.1MP 12.1MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 2664
 4000 x 2248
 2992 x 2992
 2816 x 2112
 2816 x 1880
 2112 x 2112
 2816 x 1584
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1064
 1200 x 1200
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 2400 x 3000
 1696 x 2112
 960 x 1200
 384 x 480
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 2664
 4000 x 2248
 2992 x 2992
 2816 x 2112
 2816 x 1880
 2112 x 2112
 2816 x 1584
 1920 x 1080
 1600 x 1200
 1600 x 1064
 1200 x 1200
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 2400 x 3000
 1696 x 2112
 960 x 1200
 384 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 4000 x 3000
 4000 x 3000
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Total Megapixel Count
13.3MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 4:5
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x 5x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
5.7 5.7
Minimum Aperture
1.8 1.8
Maximum Focal Length
120mm 120mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range
5.2 - 26 5.2 - 26
Extra / Smart Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
7/6 7/6
Combined Zoom
20x 20x

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 single
 continuous
 servo
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 tracking
 Face tracking
 Face detection
Closest Focusing Distance
0.03m 0.03m
Normal Focusing Range
0.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0.03 - 0.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 aperture priority
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 aperture priority
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400
BEST
12,800
Minimum ISO Speed
80 80
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 250s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Manual
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Manual
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
0.5 - 2.3 0.5 - 2.3
Flash Recharging Time
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 7 0.5 - 5

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 60fps
BEST
Video Format
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 320 x 240
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
922,000 pixels 922,000 pixels
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Underwater
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Underwater
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Scene
 Movie
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
 DPOF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data DIGIC 6 iSAPS
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Shuffle
 Rotation
 Slideshow
 Shuffle
 Rotation
Scene Mode
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Beach
 Snow
 Underwater
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Beach
 Snow
 Underwater
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 HEB
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 HEB
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
289g 217g
BEST
Height
67.5mm 59mm
BEST
Depth
35.8mm 29mm
BEST
Width
104.5mm 100.2mm
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 1
Battery Size
NB-12L NB-6LH
Maximum Battery Life
6h Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
330 shots
BEST
230 shots
Battery Voltage
3.7V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data ImageBrowser EX
Included Cable
 AC
BEST
 AC

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
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