• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon S110 advantages over Panasonic ZS25

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.33 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.90 vs 1.33 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/3.3
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic ZS25 advantages over Canon S110

  • Less expensive
    $199 vs $249
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • More telephoto lens reach
    480 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 260 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 10 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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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 Canon S90

Canon S110
Canon S90
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $430
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Higher effective ISO
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Panasonic ZS25
Canon S90
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $430
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon S100

Canon S110
Canon S100
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $429
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Built-in GPS
Panasonic ZS25
Canon S100
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $429
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic ZS20

Canon S110
Panasonic ZS20
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic ZS20
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $162
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Nikon S9500

Canon S110
Nikon S9500
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Panasonic ZS25
Nikon S9500
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $215
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Panasonic LF1

Canon S110
Panasonic LF1
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $248
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic ZS25
Panasonic LF1
  • $199
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $248
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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