Canon PowerShot N100 vs Canon PowerShot S120

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Canon PowerShot N100
Canon PowerShot S120

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
330.00 shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 takes 330.00 shots per battery charge, however the Canon PowerShot S120 only takes 230.00 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.

Slightly better user reviews
Based on 2 reviews, the average user review score of the Canon PowerShot N100 is 90%, whereas the average rating of the Canon PowerShot S120 is 87% (based on 183 reviews).
9 Reasons For
A lot higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 has a maximum ISO speed of 12,800, but the Canon PowerShot N100 is only a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera (6,400 lower).
235s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 is a 250s maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot N100 is only a 15s maximum shutter speed digital camera (235s shorter). Read more

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

A lot higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 has a JPEG frame rate of 60fps, whereas the Canon PowerShot N100 is only a 30fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (30fps lower).
Lighter Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 is a 217g digital camera. That's 72g lighter than the Canon PowerShot N100 (217g). 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 shorter Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 is a 59mm tall digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot N100 is a 67.5mm tall digital camera (8.5mm taller).
24% thinner Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 has a depth of 29mm, however the Canon PowerShot N100 is a 35.8mm deep digital camera (6.8mm thicker).
Slightly narrower Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 has a width of 100.2mm, however the Canon PowerShot N100 is a 104.5mm wide digital camera (4.3mm wider).
Nine more awards
The Canon PowerShot S120 has 10 awards, however the Canon PowerShot N100 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
The Canon PowerShot S120 has an average expert review score of 81%, but the Canon PowerShot N100 has an average rating of 76% (based on 21 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
6,400 lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 is a 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 6,400 lower than the Canon PowerShot S120 (12,800).
Sixteen times shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 15s. That's 235s shorter than the Canon PowerShot S120 (250s). Read more

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

Vastly lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 is a 30fps JPEG frame rate digital camera. That's 30fps lower than the Canon PowerShot S120 (60fps).
25% heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 has a weight of 289g, however the Canon PowerShot S120 is a 217g 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.

13% taller Edit
The Canon PowerShot N100 has a height of 67.5mm. That's 8.5mm taller than the Canon PowerShot S120 (59mm).
Thicker Edit
Canon PowerShot N100 is 35.8mm deep. That's 6.8mm thicker than the Canon PowerShot S120 (29mm).
5% wider Edit
Canon PowerShot N100 is 104.5mm wide. That's 4.3mm wider than the Canon PowerShot S120 (100.2mm).
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Nine less awards
The Canon PowerShot N100 has only received 1 award, but the Canon PowerShot S120 has received 10 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Canon PowerShot N100 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the Canon PowerShot S120 is 81% (based on 47 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
One hundred less shots per battery charge Edit
The Canon PowerShot S120 is a digital camera that takes 230.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Canon PowerShot N100 only takes 330.00 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.

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 has an average user rating of 87%, but the Canon PowerShot N100 has an average user rating of 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

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

36 months Ago 39 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
12.1MP 12.1MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
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
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus assist beam
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 12,800
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
80 80
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
 Auto exposure lock
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
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
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
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
 Flash exposure lock

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD 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
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

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

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
100% 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
922,000 pixels 922,000 pixels
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

GPS
 GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Orientation sensor
Camera File System
 DPOF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
 DPOF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 Exif
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Saturation Adjustment
 Saturation adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Carrying Case
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Carrying case
Included Wrist Strap
 Included wrist strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB 2.0 port
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI port

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
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