• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.8 megapixels
  • 18.00mm - 50.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot S95
  • Nikon DL18-50
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Canon PowerShot S95 webpage
Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Canon S90
S90 vs S95
 
Successor: Canon S100
S95 vs S100
 
General
Model Number: S95 DL18-50
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $399.99 $849.95
Street Price: $427.66 $948.00
Date Available: 2010-08-30 TBD
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.8 oz (193 g)
includes batteries
12.9 oz (365 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in.
(100 x 58 x 30 mm)
4.2 x 2.5 x 2.3 in.
(106 x 63 x 58 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 20.8
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.08 microns 2.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 47  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.4  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 153  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
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, 3:2),
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)
5584 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2),
4176 x 2784 (11.6 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), CR2 JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit lossless compressed .NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.9 60.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (24)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
1920x1080 (120p)
1280x720 (240p)
800x296 (400p)
400x144 (1200p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Zoom Nikkor: 11 elements in 8 groups including one HRI [High Refractive Index] lens element, one ED lens element, four aspherical lens elements, 1 aspherical ED element, Nano Crystal Coat, fluorine coat
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 105mm 18 - 50mm
Focal Length (actual): 6 - 22.5mm 6.7 - 18.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.80x 2.76x
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (W) / f/4.9 (T) - f/8.0 f/1.8 (W) / f/2.8 (T) - f/16; Electromagnetic 7-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
3 - 99 cm
1.2 - 39.0 in
Filter Thread: n/a 46.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; 9-point AiAF, 1-point AF (center or Face Select and Track) Hybrid AF (phase detection/contrast-detect AF): 105/171 focus areas, Auto-area (auto selection from 41 focus areas), Face-priority, Single-point, Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / OLED
Viewfinder Type:   Optional DF-F1 EVF with 2,359,000-dot, tilting, diopter adjustment and Eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 1,036,800 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   160
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; up to 12800 in 2.5-mp Low Light mode Auto, 160 - 6400; 6400 (NR), 12800, 12800 (NR) available when using PASM modes
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom, Underwater Auto 1/2, Incandescent, Fluorescent (x3), Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Color Temp, Preset Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 15 sec 1/16000 - 120 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE Matrix, Center-weighted (4.5mm), Spot (2mm centered on selected AF area)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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 Creative Mode, Scene Mode (Bird Watching, Close-up, Food, HDR, Landscape, Multiple Exposure Lighten, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Portrait, Selective Color, Sports)
Self Timer: 1 - 30 (1-10 shots) seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6-21 ft./50cm-6.5m (W), 3.0-9.8 ft./90cm-3.0m (T) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/500 1/2000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe (compatible with Nikon i-TTL Speedlights)
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: CR2 12-bit lossless compressed .NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): HDMI mini out Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.58  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 2.88  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.9 60.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.64 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.62 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.90 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.096 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.2 seconds  
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 200 shots 290 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   55 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-6L Proprietary EN-EL24
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-6L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL24 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
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.