• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 360.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 450.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS
  • Nikon Coolpix S9100
Links
Prices:    
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website Manufacturer website
Predecessor:    
Successor:    
General
Model Number: SD4500 IS S9100
Alternate Model Number(s): IXUS 1000 HS  
Camera Format: Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $349.99 $329.95
Street Price: $197.41 $254.47
Date Available: 2010-09-15 2011-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.7 oz (189 g)
includes batteries
7.5 oz (212 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.
(101 x 59 x 22 mm)
4.1 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.
(105 x 62 x 35 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.69 microns 1.54 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.6 9.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (24)
1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30/240)
1920x1080 (30/15)
1280x720 (30/60)
960x540 (30)
640x480 (30/120)
320x240 (30/240)
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264 + PCM) .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Zoom-Nikkor VR ED lens; 12 elements in 11 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 360mm 25 - 450mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.3 - 63mm 4.5 - 81mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x 18.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.4 (W) / f/5.6 (T) to f/8 f/3.5 or 7 (wide) / f/5.9 or 11.8 (tele); 2-stop ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
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 Contrast Detection with Face-Priority AF and Subject Tracking AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
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: 230,000 dots 921,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto (160 to 800), Fixed Range Auto (160 to 400), High-speed continuous (160 to 3200), 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Flash, Preset Manual (Custom)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 4 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot (center); *Face Detect in Face AiAF 256-zone Matrix, Center-weighted average, spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Kids&Pets, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer), High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist 19 Scene including Advanced Night Landscape, Night Portrait and Backlighting HDR modes; Easy Panorama Scene mode
Self Timer: 2, 10, custom seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off, FE Lock, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Red-Eye Reduction, Shutter Sync, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Flash off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 12 in. - 12 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T); 30 - 3.5m (W), 1.0 - 2.0m (T) Auto ISO: 0.5 to 4.0m (W), 1.5 to 2.5m (T)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264 + PCM) .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4)
Included Memory: No memory included 74.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
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
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): HDMI Mini HDMI (Type C) with CEC
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.97 1.25
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
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): 2.6 9.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 5
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): 0.68 seconds 0.22 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.79 seconds 0.22 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.104 seconds 0.011 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 3.7 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.5 seconds 4.6 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 150 shots 270 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-9L Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-9L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows XP/Vista/7, MacOS-X 10.4.11+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full 1080p HD videos, HDMI output, Dynamic IS, Super Slow Motion Video, High-speed burst mode up to 8.8 fps (@2.5MP). Available in brown. 5-way VR Image Stabilization, Full HD (1080p) Movies, Backlighting HDR mode, Advanced Night Landscape mode, Night Portrait mode, Smart Portrait System, Subject Tracking AF, High-speed Shooting. Available in black, silver and red.