At A Glance

An articulable LCD, great image stabilization and top-quality photos add up to an above-average megazoom.

Manufacturer’s Description

The ultra-powerful 12x optical zoom on the PowerShot S5 IS means you'll get the shot you want with no compromise, yet that's only the beginning of what makes this camera so exciting. The S5 IS is loaded with many of Canon's latest advanced technologies including the DIGIC III Image Processor, so both still images and movies are rendered with fine detail and luminous clarity. And now ambitious photographers have even greater creative latitude thanks to an included hot shoe adapter that allows you to attach Canon Speedlite EX Series external flashes.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Number of Batteries Supported 4
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 8.0 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/3200 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
UPC Code 013803079616
Manufacturer Part Number 2077B001
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot S5 IS Bridge Camera
Marketing Information

The ultra-powerful 12x optical zoom on the PowerShot S5 IS means you'll get the shot you want with no compromise, yet that's only the beginning of what makes this camera so exciting. The S5 IS is loaded with many of Canon's latest advanced technologies including the DIGIC III Image Processor, so both still images and movies are rendered with fine detail and luminous clarity. And now ambitious photographers have even greater creative latitude thanks to an included hot shoe adapter that allows you to attach Canon Speedlite EX Series external flashes.

Product Model S5 IS
Product Type Bridge Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3264 x 2448
Lens
Optical Zoom 12.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
  • 4 x AA-size Alkaline Battery
  • SD Memory Card SDC-32M
  • Lens Cap
  • Neck Strap NS-D4
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
Network & Communication
GPS No
Physical Characteristics
Height 3.2"
Width 4.6"
Depth 3.1"
Weight (Approximate) 15.9 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year