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Excellent image quality for its class, Customizable front control wheel, Good low light performance, Full manual controls, Good build quality, 720p HD video with stereo sound
Very good image quality, Slim and lightweight exterior, Easy to use, excellent smart flash feature.
Compact, pocketable size, Control ring provides fast access to settings, Very good image and video quality, Easiest advanced camera to grasp for beginners, Fun scene modes for both stills and video.
Full manual controls, excellent sharpness and tone, HD video
Works great in low-light conditions; great for shooting pictures and videos.
Image and Video quality, Hybrid IS system, Ring function, Large display, HD video recording, Lightweight, -
Pocketable body with great controls and customisation, 3.8x zoom with bright f2.0 aperture at 28mm, Great quality 3in / 460k screen, Full manual control, RAW files and 720p HD movies.
Manual controls, Very good images in all light levels, Shoots 720p HD video, Big, sharp LCD display.
Excellent image quality. Tiny. HD movie mode
No-nonsense design is easily pocketed, Bright, optically stabilized wide-angle zoom with very good image quality, New Hybrid IS system corrects for both lateral shifts and angular motion, Programmable control ring, Shortcut button works great to quickl...
Very good photo quality, with a full stop advantage over typical compact cameras at high sensitivities, Fast F2.04.9, 28 105 mm zoom lens, New and improved "hybrid" optical image stabilization, High resolution 3inch LCD with outstanding outdoor and low li
Great manual controls, Excellent stabilisation in low light, Very good noise suppression, Tonal correction, HDR mode
Attractive and well-designed; capable of producing very nice photos; complete set of manual controls; solid 720p video.
Excellent low-light shooter, Better than usual Canon point-and-shoot photos, Extensive photo adjustments via control dials, Excellent LCD screen
This camera gives you plenty of manual control.
Average battery life, No optical zoom during video recording
Below average battery life, Lacks ND filter, Poor video functionality
Disappointing battery life, No raised hand grip, Slow burst mode.
Control dial responsiveness, price, occasional cast on white balance
No internal memory; pricey.
Price, No optical viewfinder, Stiff Mode dial
Slow continuous shooting at full resolution, Can't optically zoom while filming, Panasonic Lumix LX5 better-featured, Quality beaten by mirror-less 'EVIL' compacts.
Slow camera speed, Short battery life, Optical zoom doesn't work with video
Not cheap. Frustrating thumbwheel. Over-sharp JPGs
Generally sluggish performance overall, No noise reduction options, High geometric distortion at wide-angle in uncorrected RAWs, Moderate chromatic aberration at wide-angle, Optical zoom not supported during movies, Lens doesn't go as wide as some of
Redeye a problem; some highlight clipping, Videos are a bit choppy due to 24 fps frame rate; optical zoom cannot be used while recording a movie, Ergonomic annoyances: ring function / power buttons easy to confuse, small zoom controller / shutter release
JPEG image quality disappoints, Handling is a little slippy, Overpriced by some margin
On the slow side, with subpar battery life; no low-compression JPEG option.
Button placement takes getting used to, Slow fps; not a camera for action shooters, Low battery life
The battery life is short.
By DigiCamReview on February 26, 2012
The Canon Powershot S95 is one of the most compact cameras available with RAW support and a larger than normal sensor. Recently it’s been replaced by the Canon Powershot S100, which to all intents and purpose is a better camera, however it’s...
By Photography Bay on March 28, 2011
The Canon PowerShot S95 continues with its predecessor’s role as a photographer’s compact camera. It improves on the S90 with the addition of features like HD video capture and a dedicated HDR mode.While the S95 will not deliver...
By PCWorld India on February 25, 2011
The Canon PowerShot S95 is an advance compact camera and is a successor to the older Canon S90. It has a 10 MP, 1/1.7-inch CCD sensor and offers a bright F2.0 lens for better low light images. It has an unique front control wheel for changing...
By DigitalVersus on February 17, 2011
The Canon S95 is to expert compacts what ultra-compacts are to regular compact cameras (bear with me on this): it's smaller, more stylish, but just as effective and with just as many functions as its bulkier counterparts. As far as we're...
By Camera Gear Guide on February 16, 2011
We’ll say it again, the S95 probably will not and should not be the first choice for control-happy advanced photographers. For these photographers, the S95 is easily overshadowed by Panasonic’s excellent LX5, which does just about everything...
By PC Mag on January 20, 2011
Called "the upgrade you've been looking for" by Canon, the 10 megapixel PowerShot S95 ($399.99 list) is a compact digital camera with several performance and convenience features. In a similar class with the PowerShot SD1400 IS (4 stars, $229.99...
By PCWorld on January 20, 2011
The PowerShot S95 is a perfect camera to grow with, thanks to its pocketable size and ultimate blend of automated and manual controls....
By Buy-n-Shoot on January 11, 2011
Just like a first impression of someone walking down the street in a business suit, it’s very easy to overlook and underestimate the depths of the Canon PowerShot S95 at a brief glance. The unassuming advanced compact from Canon opts for substance...
By LetsGoDigital on December 22, 2010
The S90’s quality, predecessor to the Canon S95 camera that we discussed here, was already at a high level. There were a few features, such as the position of the zoom button, which prevented smooth control of the camera. The Canon PowerShot S95...
By What Digital Camera on December 13, 2010
The Canon PowerShot S95 is full of impressive extras for the discerning photographer, yet resembles a standard compact camera. Under the unassuming black frame lie full manual DSLR-style controls, a HD movie mode and optical image stabilization. There...
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