Canon PowerShot S90

  • Canon PowerShot S90
84
Based on 46 scores, 65 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    22
  • Good:
    17
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Seventeen specialty scene modes are available on this Canon camera.
  • Handy adjustment ring. Pocket-sized. Supports RAW shooting
  • Raw recording, Function ring on lens, Bright lens, Good build, Great noise control

Cons:

  • This compact digital camera has poor overall performance.
  • No HD video. Less zoom range than most rivals

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Authority on 83

With sumptuous image quality and great controls in a compact package, its worth the high price...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 50

This camera has some advanced features but overall lacks what it needs to be the...

By Stuff.tv on 100

Hits the mark with its design, features and performance. A top-class compact...

By Cameras UK on 86

The Canon Powershot S90 is a small digital camera packed with features. These include manual exposure modes, the ability to shoot in RAW mode and a lens with a maximum aperture of f/2. More standard features include 10 megapixels and a 3.8x wide...

By T3 Magazine on 100

A feature-packed, high-quality camera that takes great pictures. The price is arguably a bit much, but in this case you do get what you pay...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

Judging by the features available on the camera, the Powershot S90 appears to be a compact that isn't here to have fun. It's not here to be slung in a drawer and only taken out for nights out or on holiday. This is a serious picture making...

By Digital Photography Review on -

There's been something of a 'serious compact camera' renaissance in the last couple of years, led by Panasonic with the LX series and Canon with the G9/10/11. That said, the choices for the enthusiast wanting full photographic control in a...

By Tech2 on 80

Sadly even though there is an HDMI port the S90 features no HD video recording and is only limited to record at 640 by 480 VGA. This totally eliminates the need to have an HDMI port in the first place since what you will be watching even on an HD TV...

By PC Advisor on 90

The Canon PowerShot S90 compact digital camera is the best pocket-size model we've seen. Even though its a fraction of the size of a digital SLR, it provides many of the features we value in larger cameras: a fast lens, a RAW option and high...

By PCWorld on -

The Canon S90 takes great pictures in just about any lighting situation, and it provides easy-to-use, intelligent controls to do so....

By Photography Bay on -

The Canon S90 is a photographers compact camera. If you owned any of the recent Canon G-series cameras, you will appreciate the S90 as more of a compact version of that series. The S90 delivers control and flexibility that has been taken away...

By BrightHub on 80

With the release of the PowerShot S90, Canon has made the buying decision a little harder for those shopping for a high end compact digital camera. OverviewThe Canon PowerShot S90 is a high end compact camera with advanced features for photographers...

By PC Authority on 83

Its like having the excellent G11 flagship in a pocket version...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 80

When viewed as the only pocket compact you may ever need purchase, the admittedly pricey S90 makes more...

By PhotoRadar on 100

The S90 certainly is pocket-sized, at around half the size of the G11. But surely its not as good? In fact, theres not much in it. The S90 only has a 3.8x zoom rather than the G11s 5x, but thats not a huge difference really,...

By Amateur Photographer on -

Small, stylish and with full manual exposure control, the Canon PowerShot S90 is a great compact camera for those looking for a few more advanced features than the standard compact. Unlike its bigger brother, the PowerShot G11, the S90 is small...

By Tom's Guide on 80

The Canon S90’s 28-105 mm lens doesn’t seem affected by geometric distortion at wide-angle: the JPEG images and the image on the LCD display don’t show any distortion to speak of.But looking at the raw images from the S90, we got...

By PC Pro on 67

Nicely made and capable of great images, the Canon PowerShot S90 is a worthy alternative to low-end DSLRs...

By TechRadar on 80

The Canon S90 is the latest compact DSLR replacement from Canon - the little brother to the successful Canon G11.Profits are squeezed to the point of asphyxiation in the compact camera market at the moment; tough economic times mean your typical...

By Expert Reviews on 80

An exceptional compact camera for demanding enthusiasts and affluent point-and-clickers, but it doesn't surpass Panasonic's LX3....