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Canon PowerShot S100 12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom, 24mm Wide Angle Lens, 3" LCD Color Display - Silver

SKU: ICAS100SL MFR: 5245B001
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About the Canon S100

Sleek and Serious.

The PowerShot S100 is a sophisticated pocket-friendly point-and-shoot digital camera that has the power advanced users and enthusiasts need to create standout images.

As with other PowerShot cameras, the compact PowerShot S100 incorporates all of the advanced Canon technologies that make capturing superb photos and video as easy as pressing a button. Yet, when it's time to get creative, the very same camera in the hands of a skilled photographer can produce stunning images that would be at home in a gallery. As automatic or manual as you need it to be, the PowerShot S100 is, at once, a pocket camera and a serious photographic tool, impressing even demanding pros. It incorporates the Canon HS SYSTEM, now featuring the new DIGIC 5 Image Processor for enhanced image quality and amazing low-light performance.

The fast f/2.0 lens helps you tackle unfavorable lighting and capture breathtaking portraits with beautiful, shallow depth-of-field. 12.1 Megapixels ensure crisp, richly detailed images, and a 5x Optical Zoom provides an excellent all-around range to shoot near or far.



The Canon S100 is commonly used for Family photos, Landscape/scenery, Low light, Travel, Wildlife and more.The Canon S100 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Photo enthusiast among others.The Canon S100 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon S100: Compact, Easy to use, Good image quality, Good in low light, Image stabilization, Large clear LCD and Zoom range/performance.

Canon S100 Includes

  • PowerShot S100 Body
  • Battery Pack NB-5L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (31) , Large clear LCD (30) , Good image quality (20) , Excellent image quality (15) , Lightweight/portable (15) , Nice features/settings (14) , Good low-light performance (12) , Image stabilization (11) , Fast / accurate auto-focus (9) , Simple controls/menu (9) , Compact (9) , Quiet (8) , Good image quality (8) , High ISO performance (7) , Compact (6) , Durable (6) , Fast shutter speed (6) , Easy to use (6) , Good in low light (6) , Good in low light (4)
Cons:
Short battery life (26) , No viewfinder (6) , Poor image quality (6) , Complicated controls/menu (4) , Missing features/settings (3) , Lag / shutter delay (3) , No viewfinder (3)
Best Uses:
Travel (18) , Family photos (15) , Low light (15) , Landscape/scenery (11) , Travel (7) , Video (6) , Weddings (6) , Low light (6) , Family photos (5) , Sports/action (4) , Wildlife (4) , Landscape/scenery (4) , Wildlife (4) , Video (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (14) , Semi-pro photographer (5) , Photo enthusiast (4) , Casual photographer (3) , Pro photographer (3) , Casual photographer (3) , Semi-pro photographer (3) , Photography student (1)

Canon S100 Features

  • 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor combined with the new DIGIC 5 Image Processor createsthe Canon HS SYSTEM for improved low-light performance up to ISO 6400 and enhanced image quality.
  • Capture stunning Full HD 1080p video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button; zoom while shooting and play back videos on an HDTV via the HDMI output.
  • 5x Optical Zoom with 24mm wide angle allows you to capture more in your frame, and a bright f/2.0 lens makes it ideal for low-light conditions or using shallowdepth-of-field for dramatic, soft backgrounds.
  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from six different modes to optimize image stabilization for the shooting condition.
  • High-Speed Burst HQ allows for continuous capture at a maximum of 8 frames* while maintaining superb image quality and Super Slow Motion Movie records videoat high speeds to allow playback in slow motion.
  • Full range of shooting and recording modes including RAW + JPEG for the ultimatecreative control, and a control ring for intuitive manual adjustment.
  • Built-in GPS tracker records your location, and a logger allows easy viewing of the locations on a map to help you remember where images were taken.
  • Large 3.0-inch wide LCD enables easy viewing.
  • Face Detection Technology & Smart Shutter
  • Special Scene Modes
  • Best Image Selection

Canon S100 Specifications

Camera Type Compact digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical/4x Digital (not w/ RAW or Widescreen)/20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Total Pixels 12.1 Megapixels, 1/1.7-inch CMOS sensor
Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length 5.2 (W) - 26.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-120mm)
Optical Zoom 5x
Focusing Range Auto & Manual Focus: 1.2 in (3 cm) - infinity (W), 12 in (30 cm) - infinity (T)
Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 12 in. (30 cm) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. (3 cm) - 1.6 ft. (50 cm) (W), 12 in. (30 cm) - 1.6 ft. (50 cm) (T)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus , Manual (Shooting standby only in movie mode.)
LCD Monitor 3.0-inch TFT color with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels Approx. 461,000 pixels
LCD Coverage 100%
Maximum Aperture f/2.0 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed 1-1/2000 sec.
15-1/2000 sec. (Total Shutter speed range)
Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/ 2500/3200/4000/5000/6400 (in P Mode)
Light Metering Method Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AiAF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center/linked to AF frame
Exposure Control Method Program AE, i-Contrast, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Exposure Compensation +/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto*, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom
* Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF (Face Detect WB).
Built-in Flash Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Range 1.6 - 23 ft. (W), 1.6 - 7.5 ft. (T) (50 cm - 7.0 m (W), 50 cm - 2.3 m (T))
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage 3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Modes C, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto (Smart AUTO, also available for videos) SCN (Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink, Self Timer, Face Self-timer) High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist)
Shooting Modes (continued) Creative Filters ( High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap)
Movie ( Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie )
Photo Effects My Colors Off, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Self Timer Approx. 10-sec. delay, approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*
*Delay time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Wireless Control Not Available
Continuous Shooting Approx. 2.3 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 9.6 shots/sec. (in High-Speed Burst HQ)*
* Maximum of 8 continuous shots per burst
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards and Eye-Fi
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Recording Format Normal, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG), RAW (CR2 (Canon Original)), Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels 1 Still Image: 16:9: Large: 4000 x 2248, Medium 1: 2816 x 1584, Medium 2: 1920 x 1080, Small: 640 x 360
3:2: Large: 4000 x 2664, Medium 1: 2816 x 1880, Medium 2: 1600 x 1064, Small: 640 x 424
4:3: Large: 4000 x 3000, Medium 1: 2816 x 2112, Medium 2: 1600 x 1200, Small: 640 x 480, RAW: 4000 x 3000
1:1: Large: 2992 x 2992, Medium 1: 2112 x 2112, Medium 2: 1200 x 1200 Small: 480 x 480
4:5: Large: 2400 x 3000, Medium 1: 1696 x 2112, Medium 2: 960 x 1200, Small: 384 x 480
Playback Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4-100 thumbnails*), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast;
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
*As viewed in LCD monitor
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Stereo
Other Interfaces Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply Rechargeable Battery Pack NB-5L
Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30)
Operating Temperature 32-104 deg.F/0-40 deg.C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.90 x 2.34 x 1.05 in / 98.9 x 59.8 x 26.7 mm
Weight Approx. 6.98 oz. (198 g) (including the batteries and memory card)
Approx. 6.10 oz. (173 g) (camera body only)
Languages 27 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, Hindi)
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