• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 20.8 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot S90
  • Nikon D5
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Predecessor: Canon S80
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Successor: Canon S95
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General
Model Number: S90 D5
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $429.99 $6499.95
Street Price:   $5,496.95
Date Available: 2009-10-15 2016-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.2 oz (175 g)
includes batteries
49.9 oz (1,415 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.2 in.
(100 x 58 x 31 mm)
6.3 x 6.2 x 3.6 in.
(160 x 159 x 92 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 35mm
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 858.01mm2 (35.90mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.08 microns 6.45 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 46 88
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.2 25.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.0 12.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 185 2,343
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3)
5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2),
4176 x 2784 (11.6 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2),
4640 x 3088 (14.3 MP, 3:2),
3472 x 2312 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
2320 x 1544 (3.6 MP, 3:2),
4640 x 3712 (17.2 MP, 5:4),
3472 x 2784 (9.7 MP, 5:4),
2320 x 1856 (4.3 MP, 5:4),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), CR2 JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, L/M/S; RAW+JPEG; TIFF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.9 12.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Nikon F
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 105mm  
Focal Length (actual): 6 - 22.5mm  
Zoom Ratio: 3.80x  
Aperture Range: f/2.0 (W) / f/4.9 (T) - f/8.0  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 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) Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.72x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter; Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark IX screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.72x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.72x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   102400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200; up to 12800 in 2.5-mp Low Light mode Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom, Underwater Auto (3 types), incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), choose color temperature (2,500K-10,000K), all with fine-tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 15 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE TTL exposure metering using approximately 180K (180,000) pixel RGB sensor; Matrix: 3D Color Matrix Metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering III (other CPU lenses); Color Matrix Metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data; Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 12mm circle); Spot: Meters 4mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point; Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses; equivalent to center-weighted when non-CPU lens is used
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, Color Accent, Color Swap, Kids & Pets, Underwater, Nostalgic), Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Low Light None
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
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 Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6-21 ft./50cm-6.5m (W), 1.6-8.2 ft./50cm-2.5m (T) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/500 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a ISO 518 hot-shoe contact; safety lock provided; PC Sync terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC CF1 / XQD
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:   2 CF (Type 1) or 2 XQD slots
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: CR2 NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed, L/M/S; RAW+JPEG; TIFF
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional wired, wireless
Connections (extended):   Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.43 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 2.96  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.9 12.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 200
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   12.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   183
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   12.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   74
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.43 seconds 0.13 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.49 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.095 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.410 seconds 0.041 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 1.15 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.088 seconds 0.039 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.1 seconds 0.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.3 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.8 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   3780 shots
Battery Life, Video:   110 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-6L Proprietary EN-EL18a
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-6L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL18a Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM ViewNX-i, ViewNX-Movie Editor, Capture NX-D, Nikon Transfer 2, Picture Control Utility 2 downloads
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP2/Vista, Mac OS Windows 7/8/10, Mac OS X 10.9.5-10.11.5
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, RAW Mode, Face, Blink, Motion Detection, Intelligent Contrast Correction, Low Light Mode.