Canon S95 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot S95 
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General
Model Number: S95
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $427.66
Date Available: 2010-08-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.8 oz (193 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in.
(100 x 58 x 30 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.08 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, Other),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2192 x 2736 (6.0 MP, Other),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1696 x 2112 (3.6 MP, Other),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
320 x 240 (0.1 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.9
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (24)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.80x
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (W) / f/4.9 (T) - f/8.0
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 9-point AiAF, 1-point AF (center or Face Select and Track)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; up to 12800 in 2.5-mp Low Light mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/1600
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets. Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Color Accent, Color Swap, High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Nostalgic, Stitch Assist
Self Timer: 1 - 30 (1-10 shots) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6-21 ft./50cm-6.5m (W), 3.0-9.8 ft./90cm-3.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format: CR2
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): HDMI mini out
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-6L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-6L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 200
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Hybrid IS, 720p HD video, HDMI port, in-camera HDR scene mode, ergonomic changes.

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