PowerShot S100 Black Refurbished
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Sleek and Serious
The PowerShot S100 is a sophisticated pocket-friendly point-and-shoot digital camera that has the power advanced users and enthusiasts need to create standout images. As with other PowerShot cameras, the compact PowerShot S100 incorporates all of the advanced Canon technologies that make capturing superb photos and video as easy as pressing a button. Yet, when it's time to get creative, the very same camera in the hands of a skilled photographer can produce stunning images that would be at home in a gallery. As automatic or manual as you need it to be, the PowerShot S100 is, at once, a pocket camera and a serious photographic tool, impressing even demanding pros. It incorporates the Canon HS SYSTEM, now featuring the new DIGIC 5 Image Processor for enhanced image quality and amazing low-light performance. The fast f/2.0 lens helps you tackle unfavorable lighting and capture breathtaking portraits with beautiful, shallow depth-of-field. 12.1 Megapixels ensure crisp, richly detailed images, and a 5x Optical Zoom provides an excellent all-around range to shoot near or far.
The latest-generation Canon DIGIC 5 Image Processor brings phenomenal increases in processing speed and power. Improved chip architecture and algorithms deliver greatly expanded functionality with further refinement in image quality. Improved noise reduction produces clearer images when shooting in low light at high ISO speeds. Enhanced i-Contrast performance adjusts differences between light and dark areas to achieve even more natural-looking results. The faster processing speed also results in faster continuous shooting capability while maintaining full image quality. The DIGIC 5 Image Processor also makes possible a new, highly advanced automatic white balance system. Whereas conventional white balance makes an overall adjustment based on a single type of light source, the new Canon Multi-Area White Balance analyzes several areas of the image to determine whether different adjustments are needed, for example, for the main subject and the background.
Canon CMOS Sensor
The PowerShot S100 digital camera employs a new Canon 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor. Inheriting much of the advanced technology developed for Canon EOS DSLR cameras, this sensor delivers state-of-the-art imaging performance and is optimized for use in compact cameras, such as the PowerShot S100. Utilizing a sophisticated light-capturing design, it provides high sensitivity for improved high ISO capture without increased 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 HS SYSTEM
The Canon HS SYSTEM lets you take bright, clear photos in an even wider range of shooting situations. Beautiful low-light shots are possible with minimal noise and maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas. The system is the result of two technologies brought together in PowerShot cameras: a high-sensitivity imaging sensor, which is able to capture more light; and the DIGIC Image Processor, which actively reduces noise with high-speed image processing. The 12.1 Megapixel Canon CMOS sensor in the PowerShot S100 incorporates advanced light reception technology that enhances sensitivity. The new DIGIC 5 Image Processor provides a major boost in noise reduction, expanding the usable ISO range to an amazing high of ISO 6400. The Canon HS SYSTEM thus lets you use higher shutter speeds to capture clearer images with reduced noise and blur.
Canon Full HD Video Advantage
In addition to the Canon HS SYSTEM, the combination of the advanced CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor in the PowerShot S100 makes it possible to shoot crisp, clear high definition video. Imagine the fun and excitement of being able to shoot spectacular 1080p Full HD video with stereo sound that you can later watch on your HDTV or download to your computer to share with family and friends. In addition to being able to shoot Full HD 1080p video at 241 frames per second, the PowerShot S100 can also shoot 720p HD video at 302 frames per second.
5x Optical Zoom and 24mm Wide-Angle Lens
The PowerShot S100 features a 5x Optical Zoom that will appeal to enthusiasts and casual shooters alike. The zoom range starts at 24mm (35mm equivalent) at full wide-angle, providing the coverage needed to capture indoor group photos, tall buildings, and dramatic landscapes. Full telephoto is 120mm (35mm equivalent), providing a versatile range that includes focal lengths perfect for portraits and close-ups. An online resource offering digital imaging education and photo and video sharing capabilities exclusively for registered owners of qualified Canon products. Members can read up on topics related to their products, how-to articles, and more.
Compact digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical/4x Digital (not w/ RAW or Widescreen)/20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
12.1 Megapixels, 1/1.7-inch CMOS sensor
Approx. 13.3 Megapixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
5.2 (W) - 26.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-120mm)
Auto & Manual Focus: 1.2 in (3 cm) - infinity (W), 12 in (30 cm) - infinity (T)
Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 12 in. (30 cm) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. (3 cm) - 1.6 ft. (50 cm) (W), 12 in. (30 cm) - 1.6 ft. (50 cm) (T)
TTL Autofocus, Manual*
*Shooting standby only in movie mode.
3.0-inch TFT Color with wide viewing angle
Approx. 461,000 dots
f/2.0 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
15-1/2000 sec. (Total Shutter speed range)
Auto, ISO 80/100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/ 2500/3200/4000/5000/6400 (in P Mode)
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
** Metering frame is fixed to the center/linked to AF frame
Exposure Control Method
Program AE, i-Contrast, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
+/-3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto*, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom
* Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF (Face Detect WB).
Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
1.6 - 23 ft. (W), 1.6 - 7.5 ft. (T) (50 cm - 7.0 m (W), 50 cm - 2.3 m (T))
10 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
C, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto*1, SCN*2, Creative Filters *3, Movie*4
*2 Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter*5, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*3 High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
*4 Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie
*5 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
My Colors Off, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Approx. 10-sec. delay, approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*
*Delay time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Approx. 2.3 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 9.6 shots/sec. (in High-Speed Burst HQ)*
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards and Eye-Fi
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
RAW (CR2 (Canon Original));
Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels
[16:9] Large: 4000 x 2248 Medium 1: 2816 x 1584 Medium 2: 1920 x 1080 Small: 640 x 360
|File Size (KB)||4 GB||16 GB||File Size (KB)||4 GB||16 GB||File Size (KB)||4 GB||16 GB|
|Medium 1 (M1)||F||1,210||3,094||12,671||1,436||2,623||10,743||1,620||2,320||9,503|
|Medium 2 (M2)||F||604||6,034||24,709||496||7,099||29,070||558||6,352||26,010|
|File Size (KB)||4 GB||16 GB||File Size (KB)||4 GB||16 GB|
|Medium 1 (M1)||F||1,210||3,094||12,671||972||3,771||15,443|
|Medium 2 (M2)||F||420||8,046||32,946||336||10,057||41,183|
Note: N=Normal F=Fine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
|Standard & Other Video Formats||iFrame Movie|
|Full HD: 1920 x 1080||HD: 1280 x 720||640 x 480||HD: 1280 x 720|
|24 fps||30 fps||30 fps||30 fps|
|Video Size (KB/sec.)||4,355||3,054||1,416||4,701|
|4GB||14 min. 34 sec.||20 min. 43 sec.||43 min. 43 sec.||13 min. 35 sec.|
|16GB||59 min. 40 sec.||1 hr. 24 min. 54 sec.||2 hr. 59 min. 3 sec.||55 min. 38 sec.|
|Super Slow Motion Movie||Miniature Effect|
|640 x 480||320 x 240||HD: 1280 x 720||VGA: 640 x 480|
|120 fps||240 fps||5x||10x||20x||5x||10x||20x|
|6 fps||3 fps||1.5 fps||6 fps||3 fps||1.5 fps|
|Video Size (KB/sec.)||4,914||2,457||573||287||143||246||123||61|
|4GB||12 min. 58 sec.||25 min. 46 sec.||1 hr. 45 min. 52 sec.||3 hr. 21 min. 9 sec.||5 hr. 35 min. 16 sec.||3 hr. 43 min. 30 sec.||6 hr. 42 min. 20 sec.||11 hr. 10 min. 33 sec.|
|16GB||53 min. 7 sec.||1 hr. 45 min. 35 sec.||7 hr. 13 min. 30 sec.||13 hr. 43 min. 40 sec.||22 hr. 52 min. 47 sec.||15 hr. 15 min. 11 sec.||27 hr. 27 min. 20 sec.||45 hr. 45 min. 35 sec.|
• The approximate recording time on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.
Playback Modes File
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4-100 thumbnails*), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast;
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
*As viewed in LCD monitor
Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
1. Rechargeable Battery Pack NB-5L
2. Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30)
Still Image: approx. 200 shots*
Approx. 4 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.90 x 2.34 x 1.05 in / 98.9 x 59.8 x 26.7 mm
Approx. 6.98 oz. (198 g) (including the batteries and memory card)
Approx. 6.10 oz. (173 g) (camera body only)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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