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Canon S200

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Canon S200

£249.70
£240.88 £9.00 cheaper than 12 days ago
Canon S200
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A classic and affordable compact camera, good for sports photography
Compact 10.1MP 5x Yes Feb 2014
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Canon S200 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Canon S200 number 171 in best selling cameras and number 351 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
42 Reviews
81
Value for Money
Very Good
63
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 77%, based on 42 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report product quality, it is a good size and good picture quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Shoot a variety of subjects with a 24mm ultra-wide angle, 5x zoom lens and 9x zoomplus
Capture detailed images with a 10.1 megapixel high-sensitivity sensor
Intelligent IS keeps images sharp and movies steady, even when using full zoom
Take control with a customisable lens control ring and manual modes
Connect to smartphones easily with wi-fi, and share and backup your images
Easy viewing with large 7.5 cm (3.0") purecolor II G LCD
Capture superb images and HD movies in every situation with smart auto
Make a statement with your photos, using live view control and creative filters
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the S200 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 184 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 192 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 186 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the Canon S200?

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

Canon S200 front dimensions
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Canon S200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Cnetfrance.fr, digitalone.com.sg and Chip.de this camera has an average expert rating of 73 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 35 user reviews this camera has an overall user rating of 86%. Over 89% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 42,313 user and expert reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact and two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was lightweight.

  • 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
  • Early experience is that this is an excellent and very compact camera…
  • Good inexpensive pocket compact…
    David (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Which aspects of it are hardest for compact cameras to get right…
    David (Amazon) - May 2016
  • This is a lightweight and compact camera with a very high specification that is let down by its ergonomics…
  • Those two points apart this is a well made, well specified camera that is lightweight and almost pocket friendly with a big specification…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who bought this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £240.88 it is cheaper than 70% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon S200 and the United Kingdom price of £240.88 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $237.17 (£330.76).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2014.

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Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon S200 is 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels 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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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Canon S200 of only 10.1MP is in the lowest 9% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Canon S200's optical zoom of only 5x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 81% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon S200 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon S200's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 57% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon S200 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon S200 of 2 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 61% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon S200 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Canon S200's weight of 181g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon S200's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 60% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon S200 has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon S200 of only 120mm is shorter than 88% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon S200 of only 5.9 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 91% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Canon S200 supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Bigger Than Average Image Sensor Size

The smallest image sensor size of cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47". The Canon S200's image sensor size of 0.588" is bigger than 94% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

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

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon S200 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon S200 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon S200's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 62% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon S200 is 3648 x 2736. That's over three times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 8714574615875

Barcodes:

04960999987996, 08714574615875, 08714574615912

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