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Canon S110 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.1MP 5x May 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Ten industry awards
Wind noise on movies
WiFi drains battery
73 Reviews + 10 Awards
Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Ten Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras of this spec and age, this camera is one of the most awarded.

This Canon camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Ephotozine, Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs, Akam.no and Alphr.com all of whom concluded that this digital camera was good.

The authors at review websites Digitaltrends.com, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com all decided that this Canon digital camera was fantastic and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Websites PhotographyBlog.com and Lydogbilde.no both strongly endorse this Canon camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on thirty-three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine this camera has an overall expert rating of 83%. This puts this low megapixel digital camera in the top 11% of all the digital cameras of this spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Good

People who bought this low megapixel digital camera rated this camera 84 out of 100 on average. 11 reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

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

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Canon S110 features connection to PC. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also feature connection to PC.

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Has an HDMI

The Canon S110 has an HDMI, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon S110 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support PictBridge.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Battery

Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon S110 which takes 200 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Smart TV

No GPS

Five people reckoned that this digital camera did not have gps. Imaging Resource.com wrote “No GPS” in their Canon S110 review. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “It doesn't have built-in GPS, although Canon have pr” .


Power

WiFi Drains Battery

Seven owners thought the product did not have a good battery life. Imaging Resource.com said “Wi-Fi implementation is poor, pricey, no hotshoe for accessory expansion, poor battery life - 200 shots per charge is worsened by Wi-Fi” in their Canon S110 review. Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned “Battery life could be better” in their review of this digital camera. Reviewed.com wrote in their review of the Canon S110 “WiFi drains battery” .


Sharp Lens

Seven customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Imaging Resource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Relatively fast lens at wide angle, great for low-light shooting” however they only rated the product 1 stars. Peter O'connell said on Amazon.co.uk “Setting the ring function to white balance allows you to recalibrate the camera for the underwater conditions you are in by simply pointing the lens at something white” in his review of this digital camera.

Six customers considered that it had a good autofocus. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Touchscreen with movable focus point, great pictures straight from camera, faster autofocus than predecessor, truly pocketable”. Cnet.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on expert website CNET.com five years ago “Nice photo quality, improved autofocus performance” in their review of this digital camera. Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on Pocket Lint “The camera’s new touchscreen is great for fast, positional autofocus and the decent image quality - although fundamentally the”.

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Excellent Image Quality

Thirty customers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Imaging Resource.com said “Onboard WiFi for image transfer” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent image quality”. Five years ago Reviewed.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent images, inc raw files”.

Five owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. Imaging Resource.com mentioned in their review of the Canon S110 “Raw shooting support” but despite that they rated it 14 out of 100. Newegg.com said four years ago “Screen resolution 1600 900) is high enough to take advantage of a 15" display.”. Also four years ago Benjamin H. wrote on Newegg.com “I have tried all of the trouble shooting and I am sure I will be getting another one from samsung after two more weeks of haggling” in his Canon S110 review.

Three people who bought it concluded that it had a good ISO range. Imaging Resource.com mentioned “Sensibilit ISO massima 12800” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they gave this digital camera a rating of 1 stars. Imaging Resource.com also wrote “Qualit d'image jusqu' 800, voire 1600 ISO” in their review.

Three people who bought the product considered that it was good in low light. Newegg.com mentioned “Sensor size, low light capability, front ring, WiFi to smart phone, HDR, wide angle, face recognition, on camera editing tools”. One customer wrote in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “The PowerShot S110, not only uses a new, better sensor that pushes the ISO up to 12,800.”.

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Display Touch Screen Capacitivo

Nine customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good screen. Four years ago Imaging Resource.com said “Display Touch Screen capacitivo”. Newegg.com said four years ago “1600 900 resolution is the right pitch for this size screen to make text legible” in their review of the Canon S110. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com wrote “Sporting a large 1/1.7-inch, 2-Megapixel High-Sensitivity (HS) CMOS imaging sensor, DIGIC 5 image processor, f/2.0 Canon lens, 3.0-inch Touch LCD screen”.

Wind Noise On Movies

Four owners agreed that this digital camera was not good for video recording. Imaging Resource.com said “1080p video limited to 24fps” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon.co.uk wrote “The lines off the PSU do not allow expansion or an advanced Video Card so you have to tinker”.

Does Not Have a Good Flash

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it did not have a good flash. Newegg.com mentioned “Location of flash is right where I want to hold the camera” in their review of this digital camera. Rick Corbishley mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Flash a bit weak”.


Lens System

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Canon S110 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera. Digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 38mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2, the Canon S110 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The average minimum aperture number of comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera is 3.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon S110 has a pretty standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the SX220 HS, or the SX40 HS ($332.49) both from Canon which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Canon 500 (4.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Canon S110 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Canon 230 HS (8x), or the Nikon Coolpix 8800 (10x) which also has a higher rating.

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Light Exposure

Supports Twenty-Five ISO Sensitivities

The Canon S110 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Canon camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The ISO sensitivities "10000", "80", "100", "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "12800" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Canon S110 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon S110 has an external flash connector. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an external flash connector.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon S110 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon SX50 HS, or the Olympus PEN E-PM1.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon S110 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon S110 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact Body Easily Slips in a Pocket

Twenty-nine customers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon S110 was compact. Imaging Resource.com said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Compact body easily slips in a pocket” but even so they only gave it a score of 14 out of 100. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned five years ago “Canon has followed-up the sleek, seductive little S100 expert compact with a model that's almost identical apart from its new touchscreen” in their Canon S110 review. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera on Expert Reviews in the same month “The S110 is part of an elite group of compact cameras with oversized sensors, wide-aperture lenses”.

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Newegg.com mentioned “Very lightweight for a 15" screen” in their review of this digital camera. Newegg.com also mentioned “Lightweight with a great screen” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Lightweight for a 15" ultrabook” in their review.

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com said four years ago “Excellent battery life, 6 hours of heavy use” although they rated it 1 stars. Three years ago Peter O'connell said on Amazon.co.uk “1) the torch is heavy and when attached to the casing”. Antoine scored this digital camera 7 stars and he wrote “Many tend to feel intimidated and shy away whilst others "strike a pose" on seeing some bulky dSlR pointed at them”.

Three customers who bought it mentioned that it was a good body shape. Expert review site Photoreview.com.au mentioned “Canon's PowerShot S110 is a relatively minor update to the PowerShot S100 with a slightly redesigned body plus the addition of a touch screen monitor”. Antoine mentioned in his review of this digital camera three years ago “The tactile finish on the body makes the camera easy to hold without fearing that the camera might slip” and scored it 6 stars. Antoine also said “As already mentioned, this is also key for street photography where fast focus and discrete body are a must” in his review.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good structurally. One person who reviewed it considered that it was thin. Amazon.co.uk said seven years ago “Boots quickly from sleep, light, thin, nice keyboard” .

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Heavy and Bulky

Four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com said four years ago “Excellent battery life, 6 hours of heavy use” although they rated it 1 stars.

Three years ago Peter O'connell said on Amazon.co.uk “1) the torch is heavy and when attached to the casing”. Antoine scored this digital camera 7 stars and he wrote “Many tend to feel intimidated and shy away whilst others "strike a pose" on seeing some bulky dSlR pointed at them”.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 198 grams, the Canon S110 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Pentax Q + SMC PENTAX 5-15mm (180g).

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon S110 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

Alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DMC-LX7 ($419.95), or the LUMIX GF3K ($459.95) both from Panasonic or the Canon 230 HS.

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1/1.7"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/1.7" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on digital cameras of this type and age. 7.60 x 5.70mm.

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4000 X 2664 Still Image Resolution

The Canon S110 has a 4000 x 2664 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most cameras of this spec and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 384 x 480, 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 960 x 1200, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1696 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2400 x 3000, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112 and 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a similar age and type to this camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon S110 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera do not support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon S120 ($579.99).

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

Cameras of this spec and age have display diagonals of between 1" and 3.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.6". The Canon S110 has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 ($299.95).

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon S110 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Canon S110 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera which do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available including the Canon SX230 HS which has better reviews.

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Features Histogram

The Canon S110 features histogram, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

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Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased it considered that it was noisy.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon S110 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon S110 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon S110 supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon SX220 HS.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon S110 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. 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). Low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Support

Manual Mode

Eleven customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Imaging Resource.com mentioned four years ago “Manual exposure modes” but in spite of that they rated it 1 stars. Digitalcamerareview.com said “Manual exposure capability” but despite that they gave this digital camera a rating of 18.8 out of 100. Imaging Resource.com also mentioned “Plenty of manual controls” in their review.


Design

Excellent Image Quality

Nineteen owners said in their reviews that it was good quality. Imaging Resource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good quality at high ISOs” but they only gave it a score of 14 out of 100. Imaging Resource.com also wrote “Impeccable build quality” in their review. Imaging Resource.com also said “Picture quality up to 800, or even 1600 ISO” in their review.

Great Design and Handling

Five people thought this digital camera was well designed. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Great design and handling”. Newegg.com wrote “Fast processor, fast and spacious SSD, crisp large screen, lightweight for its size, sleek design” in their review of this digital camera but they only gave the product a score of 15.2 out of 100. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert review site Steve's Digicams “It retains many of the features that made the PowerShot S100 the most popular digital still camera in the market including its ultra-compact and elegant stainless steel design” in their review of the Canon S110.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that it had a good case. Newegg.com wrote “HDMI out is very nice for show casing photos on a HDTV or a large monitor for clients” in their review of this digital camera however they gave the product a score of 1 stars.

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Impeccable Build Quality

Eight customers who bought the Canon S110 reckoned that it was well made. Imaging Resource.com mentioned in their review of the Canon S110 “Construction irrprochable” . Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote in their Canon S110 review “The canon PowerShot S110 has the same scores as the S100 in build/handling, dynamic range, AWB/colour, metering, autofocus” and rated the product 6 stars. Cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website CNET.com “A very compact design make the Canon PowerShot S110 a solid option if you're looking for something between a point-and-shoot”.

One owner who purchased it thought it was good at resisting water ingress. Peter O'connell said on Amazon.co.uk “For the beginner wanting point and press the underwater mode gives great results.”.

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Easy to Use

Eleven owners concluded that the product was easy to use. Imaging Resource.com said four years ago “Customizable twin control dial interface”. Reviewed.com wrote in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Handy lens control dial” but despite that they gave this digital camera a score of 19.52 out of 100. Rick Corbishley mentioned in his Canon S110 review on Amazon.co.uk “I wanted something with full manual control, lightweight, fits easily into a pocket”.

Two customers considered that this digital camera was easy to handle.

Two owners reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Imaging Resource.com wrote four years ago “Lens ring, settings wheel, touchscreen”. Marcus Q. wrote in his review of this digital camera on Newegg.com “And there are options in Easy Settings where you could switch off the Windows logo animation during boot up” and scored the product 8 stars.

One owner considered that it was easy to assemble. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar “The new Canon PowerShot S110 aspires to build on the success of its original ancestor - the pioneering Canon S90 - bringing with it a host of updated”.

One owner who purchased it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Three customers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it had good features. Five years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “It's pocket-sized, yet packs many features including full manual controls, Wi-Fi” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago expert review site Imaging-Resource.com mentioned in their Canon S110 review “It's the fourth iteration of a series that has always performed admirably, offering enthusiast-friendly features in”. Expert review site Alphr.com mentioned “Top-quality stills and video, plus a hatful of features – our new favourite compact camera” .


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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Canon camera was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 6798b001, canon 6799b001
Barcodes 00013803157147, 00013803157154, 00013803157161, 00138031571470, 00714574586540, 00714574586625, 04054317763802, 04960999914107, 05053460852080, 05269692855953, 08714574586540, 08714574586588, 08714574586601, 08714574586625

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