At A Glance

The Canon PowerShot S100 is just about the most capable compact camera we've seen, and it's packed with features that will please both novices and advanced shooters.

Manufacturer’s Description

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 Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 200 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/1.7" (0.30" x 0.22")
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 15 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
UPC Code 013803137576
Manufacturer Part Number 5245B001
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot S100 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

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.

Product Model S100
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 5.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/2 to 5.9
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 1.18
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Eye-Fi Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot S100 Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-5L (With Terminal Cover)
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX/CB-2LXE
  • Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • Getting Started
  • Software Media
  • Warranty Card
Features Self-timer, Smile Detection, Face Detection, Blink Detection, Wink Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.4"
Width 3.9"
Depth 1.1"
Weight (Approximate) 6.1 oz
Video
Video Formats QuickTime MOV, MPEG-4
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 240 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Very Good
Color Very Good
Sharpness Superior
Distortion Good
Video Quality Very Good
Video Sound Quality Good

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