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Canon PowerShot S100 review

  • Canon PowerShot S100
  • Canon PowerShot S100
  • Canon PowerShot S100
  • Canon PowerShot S100 sample shot
  • Canon PowerShot S100 sample shot
  • Canon PowerShot S100 sample shot
  • Canon PowerShot S100 sample shot
  • Canon PowerShot S100 sample shot
  • Canon PowerShot S100 sample shot

Verdict:

Stunning image quality for a conventional compact camera, but shot-to-shot performance and battery life just keep it from top marks

Review Date: 16 Dec 2011

Price when reviewed: £382

Buy it now for: £350
(see more store prices)

Supplier: http://www.amazon.co.uk

Reviewed By: Ben Pitt

Our Rating 4 stars out of 5

User Rating 5 stars out of 5

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Basic Specifications

Part Code 5244B009AA
Review Date 16 Dec 2011
Rating **** stars out of 5
CCD effective megapixels 12.0 megapixels
CCD size 1/1.7in
Viewfinder none
Viewfinder magnification, coverage N/A
LCD screen size 3.0in
LCD screen resolution 461,000 pixels
Articulated screen No
Live view Yes
Optical zoom 5.0x
Zoom 35mm equivalent 24-120mm
Image stabilisation optical, lens based
Maximum image resolution 4,000x3,000
Maximum movie resolution 1920x1080
Movie frame rate at max quality 24fps
File formats JPEG, RAW; QuickTime (AVC)

Camera Controls

Exposure modes program, shutter priority, aperture priority, manual
Shutter speed 15 to 1/2,000 seconds
Aperture range f/2-8 (wide), f/5.9-8 (tele)
ISO range (at full resolution) 80 to 6400
Exposure compensation +/-3 EV
White balance auto, 7 presets with fine tuning, manual
Additional image controls contrast, saturation, sharpness, red, green, blue, skin tone, noise reduction, ND filter, dynamic range correction
Manual focus Yes
Closest macro focus 3cm
Auto-focus modes flexible spot, face detect, tracking
Metering modes multi, centre-weighted, centre, face detect
Flash auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, rear curtain, red-eye reduction
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer, AE bracket, WB bracket, focus bracket, HDR

Physical

Memory slot SDXC
Mermory supplied none supplied
Battery type Li-ion
Battery Life (tested) 200 shots
Connectivity USB, AV, mini HDMI
HDMI output resolution 1080i
Body material magnesium alloy
Lens mount N/A
Focal length multiplier N/A
Kit lens model name N/A
Accessories USB and AV cables
Weight 198g
Size 60x99x26mm

Buying Information

Warranty one-year RTB
Price £382
Supplier http://www.amazon.co.uk
Details www.canon.co.uk
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