• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon S110 advantages over Pentax MX-1

  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    26 mm vs 51 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    198g vs 399g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 4.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Pentax MX-1 advantages over Canon S110

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Higher effective ISO
    208 vs 168 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 290 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Less shutter lag
    0.24 vs 0.48 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • 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
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Both provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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

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.

  • Good image quality for a compact camera in its class; Sharp, bright f/1.8-2.5 lens with 4x optical zoom; Cool retro-styled design with brass top and bottom plates; Tilting LCD; Exposure compensation dial; Speedy and accurate autofocus; Full HD video recording.

  • Image detail starts dropping off noticeably above ISO 800, and noise becomes problematic at ISO 3200 and beyond; Sluggish cycle times and burst performance; Issues with purple fringing in some shooting scenarios; Heavier and larger than other cameras in its class.

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
Pentax MX-1
Canon S90
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $430
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

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
Pentax MX-1
Canon S100
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $429
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Canon G15

Canon S110
Canon G15
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $622
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
Pentax MX-1
Canon G15
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $622
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

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
Pentax MX-1
Panasonic LF1
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Integrated ND filter
  • $248
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Fast startup

Compared to Canon G16

Canon S110
Canon G16
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $599
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Pentax MX-1
Canon G16
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $599
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Slower slow-motion
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