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The Canon Powershot S100 features a lens range 24-120mm equivalent 5x zoom, it also packs Canon's latest DIGIC 5 image processor. The S100's image sensor is a 12.1 MP 'high sensitivity' CMOS in the 1/1.7" format, this allows to record full HD movies at 1920x1080 resolution, with a 24P output framerate.
Slimmer than past models.
Higher resolution with slightly better light sensitivity.
GPS radio syncs clock.
Shows where images are captured on bundled map software.
5x stabilized lens covers 24-120mm equivalent.
Excellent image quality.
Super-slow-motion video modes.
Full manual controls and RAW shooting.
Superb feature set for any level of photographer.
Great low noise performance.
Image clarity is superb.
Manual control is quick and easy.
Better grip than previous models.
Costs US$30 more than predecessor.
Slight buzz is audible when zooming during video recording.
Full HD video at 24p only.
24mm lens can cause distortion in people pictures.
Somewhat soft corners at wide angle.
Weak flash (common in compacts).
Sluggish RAW shooting and flash recycling times.
Short battery life, especially when GPS is used.
Corner softness at some apertures.
Dedicated movie button on backside eliminates one photo control.
No hot shoe.
By TechSmart.co.za on July 24, 2012
It’s easy to dismiss Canon’s S100 as just another small little compact amid a vast ocean of choice. You would be seriously mistaken though.Although there are a number of high-end compacts available, none quite match the amount of cool...
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
The Canon PowerShot S100 is, in conclusion, one of the smallest and most comfortable cameras today which still manages to give a really nice performance, despite flaws such as short battery life and...
By GadgetSpeak on April 25, 2012
This little black offering fits into the smallest pocket but can take HD video as well as rather nice still images. Even if you have a larger and more powerful unit, this can be ready even before that comes from the...
By RegHardware on March 16, 2012
The PowerShot S100 is an excellent camera delivering image quality which exceeded my expectations. This, combined with superb handing, control and features justifies the S100 as a serious shooter, despite its size. It’s certainly expensive, but in...
By CIOL on March 05, 2012
The follow up to the S95, PowerShot S100 claims to be one of the first Canon compacts with the company's latest DIGIC 5 processor. The camera has all features to shoot good images. It has got a high-sensitivity of 12.1 megapixel 1/1.7-type CMOS...
By 5FWD on February 24, 2012
We make no bones about it. The Canon S100 is a superb camera let down slightly by its battery life that although short, will still get you through the day. Besides the minor stamina problem the Canon S100 excels in both photo and video, and is...
By The Imaging Resource on February 24, 2012
At first the Canon S100 seems pretty similar to its predecessors. It certainly looks similar, despite the few cosmetic accents that don't appeal to me personally. Its odd color and strange grip put me off at first, but as I continued to use it and...
By Tech2 on February 18, 2012
The Canon Powershot S100 is priced in India at a MOP of Rs. 25,000. This camera is built really well and feels extremely sturdy. Feature-wise it has some improvements over its predecessor, like the larger sensor, 1080p video capabilities, increased...
By Stuff.tv on February 01, 2012
A master of all trades that fits in your jeans pocket. Fantastic...
By DPexpert on January 19, 2012
REVIEW—CANON PowerShot S100 compact] by terry on 19 January 2012 Price: $550 Outstanding compact THE LOW-DOWN: Canon has broken with the top quality compact mob with the S100, increasing the pixel count to 12 million and at the same time...
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