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Canon PowerShot S200 IS

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Canon PowerShot S200 is

$219.99
Canon PowerShot S200 IS
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A good spec and bargain price compact camera
Compact 10.1MP 5x Yes Dec 2014
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Canon PowerShot S200 is Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot S200 is number 124 in best selling cameras and number 594 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Good
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Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

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How Big is the Canon PowerShot S200 IS?

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS is 99.8mm wide and 59mm tall. It is 26.3mm deep and weighs 181g.

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Canon PowerShot S200 is In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 78% of cameras, it has mediocre features and at $219.99 it does not seem like great value for money overall.

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Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS has a maximum image resolution of 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the PowerShot S200 IS of only 10.1MP is in the lowest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot S200 IS of 5x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 54% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the PowerShot S200 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot S200 IS of 2 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The PowerShot S200 IS's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 54% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot S200 IS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot S200 IS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon PowerShot S200 IS of 181g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 59% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot S200 IS supports a maximum still image resolution of 3648 x 2736. That's over three times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Live View

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Bigger Than Average Image Sensor Size

Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The image sensor size of the Canon PowerShot S200 IS of 0.588" is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot S200 IS supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The PowerShot S200 IS is a camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PowerShot S200 IS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is in the shortest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The PowerShot S200 IS has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot S200 IS of only 5.9 is smaller than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot S200 IS has an orientation sensor, unlike 92% of cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot S200 IS's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 83% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot S200 IS's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 51% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 7646a001aa, canon pssx410is, canon sx410cr

Barcodes:

06113833523234, 06935864464283, 06939587525252

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