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Canon PowerShot S200 IS
Canon PowerShot S200 IS
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Canon PowerShot S200 is Digital Camera

Compact Camera 10.1MP 5x Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Canon has excellent reviews for its cameras
Supports video recording
Supports Wi-Fi

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Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The PowerShot S200 IS supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot S200 IS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon S110 is also worth considering.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot S200 IS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the Canon SX50 HS.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Canon digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 2816 x 2112, 1600 x 1200, 3648 x 2048, 2816 x 1584, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 3648 x 2432, 2816 x 1880, 1600 x 1064, 640 x 424, 2736 x 2736, 2112 x 2112 and 1200 x 1200 and 480 x 480. Across all comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera the best still image resolution is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The PowerShot S200 IS has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras of this age and spec the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 4608 x 3456 pixels (best).

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung ZZBPWFR is also worth considering.

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Camera

Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Live View

The PowerShot S200 IS supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Features Histogram

The PowerShot S200 IS features histogram. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The PowerShot S200 IS has an external flash connector, as do most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The PowerShot S200 IS has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The PowerShot S200 IS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The PowerShot S200 IS has a battery charger included. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot S200 IS has a built-in microphone. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Light Exposure

Supports Nine ISO Sensitivities

The PowerShot S200 IS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Lens System

Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 1.3, the largest is 11, and the average minimum aperture number is 3. With a minimum aperture number of only 2, the PowerShot S200 IS has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot S200 IS has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 ($339.95).

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot S200 IS has a pretty typical optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

We compared all the other 5x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think the Nikon P330, and the Canon S110 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Canon camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lumix DMC-FZ330 (24x and higher rated), or the Lumix DMC-FZ200 ($339.95) (24x and higher rated) both from Panasonic.

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Battery

Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the PowerShot S200 IS which takes 200 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This low megapixel digital camera was released in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot S200 IS has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-LF1.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 181 grams, the PowerShot S200 IS has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 7646a001aa, canon pssx420is, canon sx420is

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