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Canon Powershot S200 Digital Camera

£135.00
£120.00 £15.00 cheaper than 81 days ago
Compact Camera 10.1MP 5x Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Good size
Good quality pictures
Expert reviews are average
13 Reviews
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This low megapixel camera has an average expert rating of 67 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including digitalone.com.sg, Chip.de, techtree.com and dkamera.de.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this Canon digital camera rated it as brilliant. 4 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This puts this digital camera in the top 6% of all the cameras of this age and type when ranked by average owner review score.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 34,684 expert and owner reviews (including 1,256 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Quality Pictures

Three owners who purchased it considered that it was able to produce good images. David said in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “The reason why the s200 takes such good images - I suspect better than anything else pocketable at this price point -”. He also mentioned “I did a bit of research into what makes for a camera to capture good image” in his review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven owners said that this digital camera was compact. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “Canon's PowerShot S120 was the Readers' Choice in this year's DL Awards for Best Prosumer Compact Camera”. Expert review site Nothingwired.com wrote “Compact cameras have reached all kinds of people over the past few years” in their review of this digital camera. David said in his review of the Canon Powershot S200 “Good inexpensive pocket compact”.

Average Weight

The Powershot S200 has a pretty typical weight (181 grams) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the SX510 HS (£137.99) (349g and higher rated), or the PowerShot SX260 HS (£100) (231g and higher rated) both from Canon or the Fujifilm XF1 (£140) (225g and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2014.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon Powershot S200 supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also support video recording.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Powershot S200 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of this age and type. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Powershot S200 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the EOS 1D MarkIII, the PowerShot SX260 HS (£100), or the SX510 HS (£137.99) all from Canon.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon Powershot S200 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera do not support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Canon SX510 HS (£137.99) which has better reviews.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon Powershot S200 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the SX510 HS (£137.99), and the PowerShot SX260 HS (£100) both from Canon or the Fujifilm XF1 (£140) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Powershot S200 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think because of their better review scores, the PowerShot SX260 HS (£100), and the SX510 HS (£137.99) both from Canon are also worth considering.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Canon Powershot S200 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera is 26mm. At only 24 millimeters, the Canon Powershot S200 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera range from 1.3 to 11. The Canon Powershot S200 has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 2) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Powershot S200 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider include the SX510 HS (£137.99), or the PowerShot SX260 HS (£100) both from Canon or the Fujifilm XF1 (£140) which all of have better reviews.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Powershot S200 has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras that were released more than two years ago. Most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The Powershot S200 has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 2816 x 2112, 1600 x 1200, 3648 x 2048, 2816 x 1584, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 3648 x 2432, 2816 x 1880, 1600 x 1064, 640 x 424, 2736 x 2736, 2112 x 2112 and 1200 x 1200 and 480 x 480. Across all cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4032 x 3024 (best).

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10.1 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 10.1 megapixels digital camera.

There are a number of alternative 10.1MP digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Canon EOS 1D MarkIII which has better reviews.

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Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon Powershot S200 has an external flash connector. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also have an external flash connector.

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Camera

Supports Live View

The Canon Powershot S200 supports live view. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also support live view.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Powershot S200 has an orientation sensor. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have an orientation sensor.

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Features Histogram

The Powershot S200 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature histogram.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Powershot S200 has a battery charger included. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a battery charger included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Powershot S200 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Canon Powershot S200 has an HDMI. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon Powershot S200 supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Battery

Only 200 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon Powershot S200 is a camera that takes 200 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of this type and age take between 130 and 4,199 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Nine ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Powershot S200 is more than most cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04960999987996, 08714574615875, 08714574615912

Canon Powershot S200 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon Powershot S200 review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 178,028 digital camera reviews and 4,186,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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