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Canon PowerShot Black 12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera - 6351B001

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Canon PowerShot S110 Black 12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera, Model S110

The PowerShot S110 packs a world of advancements into its sleek, pocket-sized body. While the camera makes it easy enough for any user to achieve beautiful image quality, it gives serious photographers the tools they need to take their creative expression to the highest level, including a 12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor that create the exclusive Canon HS SYSTEM, and 12-bit multi aspect RAW+JPEG. The 24mm Wide-Angle, bright f/2.0 lens with 5x Optical Zoom and ISO speeds all the way up to 12800 deliver breathtaking images, even in low light. At the same time, this is an incredibly convenient camera, with new High Speed AF for sharply reduced lag time, a new capacitive touch panel LCD, and built-in Wi-Fi® that lets you share images and video online, exchange images with another Wi-Fi® PowerShot camera, print from a Wi-Fi® enabled printer^, and wirelessly tag your images with GPS# information recorded by a smartphone with the free Canon CameraWindow app*. Experience the take-anywhere, do-anything PowerShot S110.

Features:

  • Built-in Wi-Fi®
    The PowerShot S110 is equipped with built-in Wi-Fi® for on-the-go convenience when you want to share what you've recorded with friends, family and the whole world. The camera makes it easy to connect directly to both iOS and Android devices*, and upload images via the free Canon CameraWindow app**. Using CANON iMAGE GATEWAY#, you can easily post your images to your favorite social networking sites to update friends and family while you're traveling or just out and about. Even without a mobile device, you can send images to a PC, share images between Wi-Fi® enabled PowerShot cameras and you can even print in a snap by sending your images wirelessly to a Wi-Fi® compatible printer
  • 5x Optical Zoom with 24mm Wide-Angle lens
    Newly engineered specifically for the PowerShot S110, the camera's 24mm Wide-Angle 5x Optical Zoom lens with a focal length of 5.2–26.0mm (35mm film equivalent: 24–120mm) achieves f/2.0–f/5.9, giving the user exceptional versatility. The Wide-Angle lens gives your images a distinctive sweep and grandeur, capturing landscapes, cityscapes, tall buildings and wide groups of people with ease. The large f/2.0 aperture allows you to achieve shallow depth-of-field for creating portraits with beautiful, soft background blur, and incomparable Canon optical technology delivers a high performance lens enabling incredible images, even in low light
  • 12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor
    The PowerShot S110 employs a Canon 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor, which delivers state-of-the-art imaging performance and is optimized for use in compact cameras. Utilizing a sophisticated light-capturing design, it provides high sensitivity for improved high ISO capture with reduced noise. It is also a high-speed design, capable of rapidly capturing and moving image data to the processor, enabling faster continuous shooting and faster autofocus
  • Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor
    The latest-generation Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor works with the PowerShot S110's image sensor to bring phenomenal increases in processing speed and power, delivering incredible detail in more situations, without the need for artificial light sources. Improved noise reduction produces clearer images when shooting in low light at high ISO speeds. The faster processing speed results in faster continuous shooting capability while maintaining full image quality. With the power of the DIGIC 5 Image Processor, the PowerShot S110 can achieve higher ISO sensitivity and even perform advanced functions like lens correction, special scene modes and much more
  • Canon HS SYSTEM for exceptional low-light performance up to ISO 12800
    The PowerShot S110 gives you the power to create images with spectacular depth, detail and emotional resonance. The 12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor works in concert with Canon's own latest-generation DIGIC 5 Image Processor to create the renowned Canon HS SYSTEM. With the Canon HS SYSTEM, you'll experience excellent tracking performance even in low light, and achieve gorgeous still image quality even at high ISO speeds all the way up to ISO 12800; beautiful low-light shots are possible with minimal noise and maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas. The Canon HS SYSTEM lets you use higher shutter speeds to capture clearer images with reduced noise and blur in a variety of situations for incredible photos and even when shooting video
  • Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button
    Simply touch the dedicated movie button, now conveniently embedded in the PowerShot S110's thumb pad, to start recording video in 1080p Full HD. Video captured in 1080p Full HD is breathtakingly vivid and realistic, and Canon's Fine Detail Movie Processing achieves beautiful videos with high resolution processing that records approximately 4x the amount of information during video shooting for even greater image clarity and sharp portrayal of even the most delicate of details. You're free to use the full range of the zoom in movie mode, and sound is recorded in stereo. An HDMI output allows you to view and share your video on an HDTV immediately, simply by connecting the camera to the TV with an optional HDMI cable
  • 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel PureColor System LCD
    Anyone familiar with today's touch screens will feel comfortable using the PowerShot S110 right away. The big 3.0-inch PureColor System LCD responds to familiar one- and two-finger touch operations. Users can spread and pinch to change the magnification in playback, drag two fingers to switch display, use the easy interactive Touch Shutter, and quickly select camera settings. You can even adjust the panel's touch sensitivity to your liking. The camera's sophisticated control ring, located at the base of the lens barrel, can be used in conjunction with the Touch Panel to conveniently access a range of additional actions
  • High Speed AF
    The PowerShot S110 is equipped with Canon's latest advancement in AF technology: High Speed AF. The result of several improved technologies, High Speed AF delivers significantly faster focus speed of 0.2 seconds and a dramatically reduced shooting lag time of 0.25 seconds, for a super-responsive shooting experience that lets you capture every great shot as it happens. The technology also powers the camera's new High-Speed Burst HQ, with continuous capture at a maximum speed of approximately 10 fps. Moreover, images captured in High-Speed Burst HQ maintain the camera's superb image quality
  • Intelligent IS
    It's easy to capture clear, steady images with the PowerShot S110, even in low light without using a tripod. That's because the camera is equipped with Canon's innovative Intelligent IS. The system analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation - allowing you to focus on framing and capturing your shot. For stills, the system automatically selects among Normal, Panning, Macro (Hybrid) and Tripod IS modes. When shooting video, the system automatically selects among Dynamic, Powered, Macro and Tripod IS modes
  • Full range of shooting and recording modes including 12-bit multi aspect RAW+JPEG, as found in Canon DSLR cameras, for the ultimate creative control
    As with many EOS DSLR cameras, the PowerShot S110 uses a 12-bit converter to process the output of the CMOS sensor, resulting in true color, smooth tonal transitions and natural gradations. The PowerShot S110 lets you shoot in RAW mode, which records all the information captured by the sensor, giving you outstanding flexibility and complete creative control when editing your images with Canon's powerful bundled software, and the camera allows you to record in RAW and JPEG formats simultaneously. Now in RAW mode, you can even select among several aspect ratios, including 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 1:1, and 4:5
  • Record GPS+ data on your smartphone using the free download of the Canon CameraWindow app** and wirelessly add the location data to the images in your camera
    The PowerShot S110 with its built-in Wi-Fi® allows you to tag images with GPS+ data recorded by your smartphone loaded with the free Canon CameraWindow app**. With an easy setup, your smartphone will record location data such as latitude, longitude, altitude and shooting time. Then after you're done shooting, simply transfer the location data to wirelessly add the information to the images in camera. Perfect for organizing albums and vacation photos, this feature ensures you'll always know where and when your images were recorded
  • Control Ring
    Focus, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, step zoom, exposure compensation, aspect ratio, i-Contrast, or white balance can be adjusted more quickly and conveniently with the PowerShot S110's control ring. Located at the base of the lens barrel, the ring is more intuitive than other types of controls for many experienced photographers. The functions that can be assigned to the control ring vary with shooting mode, and you can set your preferences quickly using the dedicated ring function selector button
  • Direct Connect to Your Printer
    It's quick and easy to make beautiful prints from your PowerShot camera with Canon's Direct Print system. Directly connect your PowerShot camera to a Canon PIXMA or SELPHY photo printer with a USB cable and simply press the button to print; turn every favorite moment into an amazing photo
  • Available in 30 Languages
    There are now a total of 30 display languages from which you can choose: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian and Vietnamese

Specifications:

Image Capture Device

  • Type: 12.1 Megapixel, 1/1.7-inch CMOS
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 13.3 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels: Approx. 12.1 Megapixels

Lens

  • Focal Length: 5.2 (W) - 26.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-120mm)
  • Focusing Range
    • Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 12 in. (30cm) - infinity (T)
    • Auto: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 12 in. (30cm) - infinity (T)
    • Macro AF: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3-50cm) (W), 12 in. - 1.6 ft. (30-50cm) (T)
  • Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus

Viewfinders

  • LCD Monitor: 3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with Touch-screen panel with wide viewing angle
  • LCD Pixels: Approx. 461,000 dots
  • LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.0 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
  • Shutter Speed
    • 1-1/2000 sec.
    • 15-1/2000 sec. (in Tv and M modes)

Exposure Control

  • Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80-12800
  • Light Metering Method: Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
    • * Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF
    • ** Metering frame is fixed to the center
  • Exposure Control Method: Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
  • Exposure Compensation
    • Still Images: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
    • Videos: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)

White Balance

  • White Balance Control: Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
    • * Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode

Flash

  • Built-in Flash: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
    • - Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
  • Flash Range: 1.6 ft. - 23 ft. (W), 1.6 - 7.5 ft. (T) (50cm - 7m (W), (50cm - 2.3m (T))
    • Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance
  • Recycling Time: 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
  • Flash Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Shooting

  • Shooting Modes: C, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Movie Digest, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Movie*3
    • - Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
    • *1 Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter*4, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld NightScene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
    • *2 High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
    • *3 Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie
    • *4 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
  • Photo Effects: My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color *
    • *Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
  • Self Timer: Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
    • *Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
  • Continuous Shooting
    • 1) Normal: Approx. 2.1 shots/sec. (in P mode) Approx. 10 shots/sec.* (in High-Speed Burst HQ)
    • 2) AF: Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode) Approx. 4.4 shots/sec.* (in High-Speed Burst HQ)
    • 3) LV: Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)
      • - Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
      • - Differs depending on the zoom position
        • * Maximum continuous capture is 10 frames

Image Storage

  • Storage Media: SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • File Format: Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
  • Image Recording Format: Superfine / Fine
  • JPEG Compression Mode
    • Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
    • Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
  • Number of Recording Pixels
    • Still Images
      • 1) 16:9 - Large: 4000 x 2248; Medium 1: 2816 x 1584; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360; RAW: 4000 x 2248
      • 2) 3:2 - Large: 4000 x 2664; Medium 1: 2816 x 1880; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424; RAW: 4000 x 2664
      • 3) 4:3 - Large: 4000 x 3000; Medium 1: 2816 x 2112; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 640 x 480; Raw: 4000 x 3000
      • 4) 1:1 - Large: 2992 x 2992; Medium 1: 2112 x 2112; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480; RAW: 2992 x 2992
      • 5) 4:5 - Large: 2400 x 3000; Medium 1: 1696 x 2112; Medium 2: 960 x 1200; Small: 384 x 480; RAW: 2400 x 3000
    • Videos
      • Full HD 1920 x 1080: 24 fps (23.976)
      • HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
      • iFrame Movie HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
      • Movie Digest HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
      • Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
      • Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
      • Super Slow Motion Movie 640 x 480: 120 fps
      • Super Slow Motion Movie 320 x 240: 240 fps
      • 640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)

Playback

  • Playback Modes File
    • Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Index Continuous Display, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Slideshow (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
    • Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification (2-10x), Switch to other images while zoomed, Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Photobook Setup, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Face ID info, Focus Check, Histogram, RGB Histogram, Location Information, Overexposure Warning
    • Videos
      • Normal Playback*1, Slow Motion, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2, Erase chapters, Editing
      • Using the software included with the camera (ImageBrowser EX), there are 8 levels (1/8x to 1x) of playback speed for Super Slow Motion Movies possible on a computer
        • *1 Audio settings available in 5 levels
        • *2 Approximately 4 seconds
        • *3 Slow motion available

Erasing

  • Erase Modes: Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images
    • - The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased)
    • - Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted

Interfaces

  • Video Out
    • NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
    • Mini-HDMI connector
  • Audio Out: Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Other: SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
  • Power Source: Battery Pack NB-5L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30)
  • Shooting Capacity: Still Image: approx. 200 shots*
  • Playback Time: Approx. 4 hours

Temperature

  • Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
  • Operating Humidity: 10-90%

What's in the Box:

  • PowerShot S110 Digital Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-5L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2.32"
  • Width: 3.89"
  • Depth: 1.06"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 6.98 oz
  • Shipping: 1 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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TypePoint And Shoot
Effective Pixels12.1
Records VideoYes
Records HD VideoYes
Height (inches)2.32"
Width (inches)3.89"
Depth (inches)1.06"
Optical Zoom5x
Built-In FlashYes
Focal Length5.2 (W) - 26.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-120mm)
Image StabilizationYes
LCD Screen Size (inches)3"
LCD TypeTFT
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Self TimerYes
Self Timer DelayYes
Shutter Speed1-1/2000 sec., 15-1/2000 sec. (in Tv and M modes)
Storage MediaSD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Power SourceBattery Pack NB-5L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30)
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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3.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Large clear LCD (7)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Excellent image quality (6)
  • Good low-light performance (5)
  • Lightweight/portable (5)

Cons

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      1.0

      So happy then so sad!!!!!

      By On the go

      from Portland , ME

      Pros

      • Bright LCD
      • Easy to use
      • Excellent Image Quality
      • good low-light performance
      • lightweight/portable
      • Nice features/settings
      • Simple controls/menu

      Cons

      • Short life

      Best Uses

        I loved this camera. I used all the features. I probably convinced others to buy this camera because of the way I promoted it and believed in it. I traveled with it to Italy, Peru, Puerto Rico and all over the USA and took beautiful photographs. I am a former black and white film photographer who had a hard time switching to digital and had an even harder time switching from a slr to a point and shoot but this camera made me a believer in the capability of both. I had owned the canon powershot s110 camera for 1year and 3 months when it just stopped working (on my sister's wedding day ). I own about 12 cameras and this one was my "go to" for everyday life and travel. It took such wonderful shots for its size. The warranty ends at one year so I am just out of luck and so disappointed. The camera will not turn on, that's it. There was no trauma or damage, no scratches anywhere, it appears to be in mint condition. It just stopped working.

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        1.0

        do not buy this camera

        By lechat

        from New York

        Pros

          Cons

          • does not work in cold weather

          Best Uses

            This camera does not work in cold weather. I exchanged the first one thinking the camera was defective. Same problem with this one.

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            5.0

            versatile camera

            By scuba

            from Undisclosed

            Pros

            • Bright LCD
            • Durable
            • Easy to use
            • Excellent Image Quality
            • Good battery life
            • good low-light performance
            • lightweight/portable

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Purchased camera to use on a diving trip to Fiji. Put it in a Ikelite housing with a Sola 500 photo light. Got excellent video and still shots. Colors where on the money. Simple and fast controls. no focusing problems like other brands. Awesome shark dive videos at Bega Lagoon.

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                4.0

                A Great Point & Shoot for DSLR Users

                By Euastace 2

                from Cincinnati, OH

                Pros

                • Bright LCD
                • Easy to use
                • excellent exposure control
                • Excellent Image Quality
                • good low-light performance
                • lightweight/portable
                • Nice features/settings
                • Simple controls/menu

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    This review is from the perspective of a long time DSLR user. My regular camera is a DSLR with the battery grip and several lenses. I have been looking for an easily portable camera to carry when I don’t need or want the heavy gear. My goal was to reproduce the functions of the DSLR in a small package. This review looks at my five most important DSLR functions and explains how they are reproduced in the S110. Shooting in Camera Raw I always shoot my DSLR in RAW mode and custom crop and process every image. It sounds like a pain, but thanks to automated features in programs like Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, it isn’t a big deal and the results are worth it. If this is new for you, the difference between capturing a picture in JPEG and RAW is in the ability to further manipulate the images later. For example, assume you have set your camera to use: 1) Auto White Balance, 2) No Exposure Compensation, 3) Medium Sharpening, and 4) produce the image in JPEG format. The camera takes the picture, applies your settings and records it as a JPEG file. If you shoot the same picture in RAW with the same settings, the camera notes your settings and may apply them to the thumbnail that it shows you, but what you download from the camera is the data collected from the sensor without the settings applied. This is why pictures from a cheap point-and-shoot (P&S) camera may look better out of the camera than pictures from a DSLR or advanced P&S. But, the trouble comes when your JPEG settings don’t give you what you expected. Suppose you get the pictures on your computer and they have a green cast from the lighting, they are under-exposed and under-sharpened. If you shot them in JPEG, you may be out of luck without doing extensive fiddling. If you shot them in RAW, you use your processing software’s RAW converter and change the settings to what they should have been to give you the shot you wanted. Basically, you adjust RAW images on your computer like your camera produces JPEG images in the camera. The computer gives you more processing power, more sophisticated processing software, and the ability to change the settings until you get the image you want. Combine this with the fact that JPEG compression will hurt image quality and RAW images come out of the camera uncompressed and you can see why shooting in RAW mode is more work, but can provide a much better outcome. The primary reason for selecting any of the cameras in this class of advanced point-and-shoots is the ability to record images in RAW format. If you plan to leave the camera in JPEG mode, you can save yourself some money, get a good camera, and get very nice pictures by choosing a different camera that takes only JPEGs. Front Control Ring You can assign 8 preprogramed functions to the front ring. I use the control ring to change the lens zoom settings. The focal length changes in fixed steps of the standard prime lenses from 24mm to 120mm. I find the control ring works much faster than trying to frame with the zoom lever on the top of the camera. After using a range finder and SLR cameras for years, it is natural to have this control on the front of the camera and I love the ability to program it with the push of a button. I have been surprised by how this one feature simplifies shooting with the S110. Display Information I don’t know if I will ever get used to framing on the screen of a P&S. I prefer the “real� optical viewfinder of a SLR. But, none of the cameras in this class have an optical viewfinder, to get that feature you will pay another $100 and get a larger camera. The S110’s display gives me all of the information I get when using my DSLR and more. When framing the shot, I see the battery level, shooting mode (e.g. RAW), the exposures remaining on my SD card, the length of video I could shoot, the flash setting, horizontal level, exposure compensation, f-stop, and ISO. When I press the shutter button, the display clears at the top and then shows me the information on that shot along the bottom of the display: exposure meter mode, horizontal level, f stop (in aperture priority), exposure compensation, and ISO setting. Aperture Priority Mode Cameras in this class will allow you to choose Aperture, Shutter, and Manual mode in addition to a bazillion scene settings. Like my DSLR, I keep the S110 in aperture priority nearly all the time and use the back thumb wheel to change the aperture. If you have read the reviews for this camera and the others in this class you know that you lose a lot of aperture range as you extend the zoom. For example, the aperture range is f 2.0 to f 8.0 at 24mm and at 50mm the aperture range is f4 to f8. The relatively fast lens helps get good pictures in low light situations. The problem is that the relatively small sensor gives little control over the depth of field, again an issue with this class of cameras that is not unique to the S110. Exposure Compensation The camera’s meter is always a good place to start. But, I often find that I need to increase or decrease the exposure to accurately capture the mood of the scene. The exposure compensation process is simple with the S110; press the top of the rear control dial and rotate the dial to select the exposure increase or decrease. The display them previews the shot with the new setting. If you have read the other reviews, you know that it is a good idea to buy a second battery. I own at least two batteries for all my cameras, so I was not surprised or disappointed by the battery life. The S110 is not intended to replace your DSLR. But, Canon has taken the DSLR’s controls and wrapped them around a point and shoot sensor to give photographers a great small camera that they can carry virtually everywhere.

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                    4.0

                    Pretty good for a point/shoot

                    By Dan

                    from Chicago

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fast/accurate auto-focus
                    • Good Image Quality
                    • Good Image Stabilization
                    • Good in Low Light
                    • Large Clear LCD
                    • Short Lag Time
                    • Small / Compact

                    Cons

                    • Limited Zoom

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Indoors/Low Light
                    • Travel

                    I took this on a mountain trekking trip, and it was pretty good. The whimpy zoom was more limiting than I had anticipated.
                    However it is great for taking family pictures and does fantastic in low light.

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                    4.0

                    buy spare batteries!

                    By jazzfreek

                    from Buffalo, NY

                    Pros

                    • Bright LCD
                    • Excellent Image Quality
                    • good low-light performance
                    • lightweight/portable

                    Cons

                    • Complicated controls/menu
                    • Short battery life

                    Best Uses

                      This camera takes great pics and Raw mode was a prerequisite to me purchasing, as its the 2.0 aperture. I only have 2 complaints. I think the camera is way too complex and overloaded with features, like watching for a babies smile to snap a picture, etc. I think these features are ridiculous, although I'm sure somebody likes them. The booth drawback though is the very bad battery life, not to mention the price of spares. Besides these issues, it takes very nice photos in a very small footprint.

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                      5.0

                      Like a point & shoot EOS

                      By Canon Cop

                      from Oak Lawn, Illinois

                      Pros

                      • Bright LCD
                      • Built in gps
                      • Durable
                      • Easy to use
                      • Excellent Image Quality
                      • Good battery life
                      • good low-light performance
                      • lightweight/portable
                      • Shoots raw
                      • Simple controls/menu

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          My search for the ultimate small backup camera is over. I normally shoot with a 5D mki III, and a 7D. My back-up or lcompact has been a G11 and/or a SX30 (both fine cameras in there class) However i have always wanted a "do all" camera that would truely fit into a shirt or pants pocket. Of course there are hundreds of cameras from all manufacturers that fit into that size catagory. All the ones that I have tried (and that is a lot between family and friends) have fallen fare sort with their image quality. Then enter the Canon S100. The image quality is equal to that of the G & SX series, and some entry level DSLR's. Still it will fit in a shirt pocket. Soots RAW , JPEG, or both, has GPS, and very good low light capability for this class camera. Shutter lag, is always an issue with compacts, however is not bad at all with the S100 (flash off of course). It would be nice to have a little more zoom, but in a camera of this size it just would be practicle without a tripod.

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                          5.0

                          Super

                          By Pp

                          from Maryland

                          Pros

                          • Bright LCD
                          • Easy to use
                          • Excellent Image Quality

                          Cons

                          • Short battery life

                          Best Uses

                            For profesionál people is very good toys in pocket. I can recommend ... I love it. Is good have extra battery ...

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                            Canon PowerShot Black 12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera

                            Canon PowerShot Black 12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera

                            Discontinued


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