Canon S100 with Sony S2100 Comparison

Canon S100 and Sony S2100 Main Features

  • December, 2011
  • January, 2010
  • 12 MP 1/1.7 CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-120 mm (5x) F2.0-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 33-105 mm (3.2x) F3.1-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In GPS
  • -
  • 99 x 60 x 28 mm, 198g.
  • 98 x 61 x 27 mm, 167g.
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Canon S100 Scores


Imaging score
43
Features score
50
Value for money score
68
Portability score
96
Overall score
52

Sony S2100 Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
22
Value for money score
48
Portability score
97
Overall score
29

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 with Canon PowerShot S100 Overview


Let's compare Canon PowerShot S100 with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S2100. These models are included in the Small Sensor Compact cameras. Canon S100 was released in 2011, and Sony S2100 in 2010. PowerShot S100 is newer, which is a plus. Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 1 years older. However 1 years, the difference is not so bad.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 12 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (Cyber-shot DSC-S2100), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Canon S100, the maximum ISO is greater by 3200. PowerShot S100 has image stabilization(Optical), Cyber-shot DSC-S2100 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch fixed screen.
Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon PowerShot S100 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Canon PowerShot S100 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PowerShot S100 Cyber-shot DSC-S2100
Brand Canon Sony
Model PowerShot S100 Cyber-shot DSC-S2100
Announced December, 2011 January, 2010
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 3 5
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 461k pixels 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec 1/1 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/1200 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.00 3.30
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Slow syncro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/1.7 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Sensor Dimensions 7.53 x 5.64 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 42.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400 3200
Min Native ISO 80 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 640 x 480
Video Formats H.264, Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Built-In None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 200 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-5L 2 x AA
Physical
Weight 198 g 167 g
Physical Dimensions 99 x 60 x 28 mm 98 x 61 x 27 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo, optional SD, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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