• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Canon S120 over Canon S110

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Fast startup
    1.50 vs 2.30 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Newer
    13 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Less shutter lag
    0.173 vs 0.484 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Longer shutter
    250 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster RAW shooting
    0.8 fps vs 0.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in single-shot mode
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.1 fps vs 0.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (single-shot mode)

Canon S110 over Canon S120

  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel

Review Excerpt

  • Bright lens; Good image quality; Compact body; Feature-set caters to experienced photographers; Works hand-in-hand with your smartphone.

  • Sub-par battery life; Performance is still spotty; Lens defects at wide angle; Geotagging is reliant on smartphone; No remote shooting support.

The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-2

Canon S120
Olympus TG-2
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • GPS
Canon S110
Olympus TG-2
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • GPS

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Canon S120
Olympus XZ-10
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Hot shoe
Canon S110
Olympus XZ-10
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Nikon P330

Canon S120
Nikon P330
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • GPS
  • 24p
Canon S110
Nikon P330
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • GPS
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Canon S120
Panasonic LF1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $298
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon S110
Panasonic LF1
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $298
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Fast startup

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Canon S120
Olympus TG-3
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
Canon S110
Olympus TG-3
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
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