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Canon Powershot S200

£79.99
A classic and good value for money compact digital camera
Compact 10.1MP 5x Yes Feb 2014
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Canon Powershot S200 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Canon Powershot S200 number 187 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 66?

It has excellent user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 77%, based on 19 reviews. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Powershot S200 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for wildlife photography, ranking number 134 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also average for sports photography, ranking number 129 in sports photography cameras as well being average for portrait photography, ranking number 122 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Canon Powershot S200?

The Canon Powershot S200 is 99.8mm wide and 59mm tall. It is 26.3mm deep and weighs 181g.

Canon Powershot S200 front dimensions

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Canon Powershot S200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

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

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as fantastic. 4 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Most Powershot S200 owners think it is one of the very best digital cameras.

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Canon Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 35,686 owner and expert reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Three owners who bought it thought it was compact.

  • The competition in the current point and shoot camera segment is very tight…
    Techtree.com November 2013
  • Compact cameras have reached all kinds of people over the past few years…
    Nothingwired.com January 2015
  • Good inexpensive pocket compact…
    David (Amazon) - May 2016
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    David (Amazon) - May 2016

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £79.99 it is cheaper than 87% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon Powershot S200 and the United Kingdom price of £79.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $269.99 (£350.85).

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Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Powershot S200 has a maximum image resolution of 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Canon Powershot S200's sensor megapixels of only 10.1MP is in the lowest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Powershot S200's optical zoom of 5x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon Powershot S200 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon Powershot S200 of 2 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Powershot S200 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon Powershot S200 of 181g is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Canon Powershot S200 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon Powershot S200 of only 120mm is in the shortest 23% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the Powershot S200 of 0.03m is in the largest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Powershot S200 has an external flash connector, unlike 87% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Fairly Big Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon Powershot S200 of 0.588" is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Powershot S200 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Canon Powershot S200 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon Powershot S200's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Powershot S200 has an orientation sensor, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The Powershot S200's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 17% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04960999987996, 08714574615875, 08714574615912

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