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Canon S100

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Canon S100

$660.00
$426.99 $233 cheaper than 40 days ago
Canon S100
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Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2011
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Canon PowerShot S100 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 5x Wide-Angle Optical Image Stabilized Zoom (Black) (OLD MODEL)
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Canon S100 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon S100 number 555 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
138 Reviews + 16 Awards
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Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has very good expert reviews and good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Versatile lens. intelligent IS
Smart auto, multi-area WB
High-speed burst HQ
7.5 cm (3.0 ) purecolor II G LCD
Full HD movies, HDMI-CEC
GPS
Lens control ring, noise reduction control and RAW
HS system with DIGIC 5
Average minimum aperture number
High-sensitivity 12.1 MP canon CMOS sensor
Gh-sensitivity 12.1 MP canon cmos<br>- HS system with DIGIC 5<br>- ultra-wide 24mm, f/2.0, 5x zoom lens. intelligent is<br>- lens control ring, NR control and raw<br>- gps<br>- full HD, hdmi<br>- large 7.5 cm (3.0") lcd<br>- high-speed burst hq<br>- smart auto, multi-area wb<br>- optional waterproof case<br>- expert control. seriously com
Features
PowerShot s100 uses canon EOS sensor know-how and the latest DIGIC 5 processor to deliver exceptional images even in low light. with an f/2.0 lens, RAW and GPS this is an expert compact with imp
Onal waterproof case<br>protect your camera underwater to depths of up to 40m with the optional wp-dc43 waterproof c
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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Canon S100 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon S100?

The Canon S100 is 98.9mm wide and 59.8mm tall. It is 26.7mm deep and weighs 198g.

Canon S100 front dimensions
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Canon S100 In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon S100 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Canon S100 of only 12.1MP is lower than 80% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon S100 of 5x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 41% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon S100's minimum aperture number of 2 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 26% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon S100's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 59% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon S100 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Canon S100's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon S100 has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon S100 of 198g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 54% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon S100 features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon S100 supports custom colours, which is unusual. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon S100 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 384 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon S100 is 384 x 480. That's 94% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras and is in fact the worst supported resolution amongst all cameras.

A 6016 x 4016 resolution is the best supported resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon S100 has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon S100 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon S100 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 76% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon S100 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Canon S100 has a GPS (satellite), unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Only 200 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Canon S100 which takes 200 battery life.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon S100 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon S100 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

The waterproof up to of the Canon S100 of 40m is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 94% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest waterproof up to of cameras is 3m, the highest is 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon S100 has an orientation sensor, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Bigger Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon S100's image sensor size of 0.588" is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershots100bk, canon powershots100sl, canon pss100bk, canon pss100sl, canon 5244b001

Barcodes:

00013803137569, 00013803137576, 00018208924103, 00082966161988, 00138031375696, 00138031375764, 00683192101399, 02100000010448, 03610170778066, 03610170778073, 04960999788302, 04960999788340, 05052883878462, 08714574575520, 08714574575537, 08714574575544, 08714574575551, 08714574575575, 08714574575605, 08714574575612, 08714574575629, 08714574575636, 08714574575650

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