- Focal Length: 24 - 120 mm
- Resolution: 10.1 MP
- Screen size: 3 inches
- Sensor type: CMOS
- Optical Zoom: 5x
- Type: Point & Shoot
- Battery Type: Li-ion
- LCD Info Display: LCD
CANON POWERSHOT S200: Featuring a 10MP Image Sensor and the Digic 5 Processing Engine
Canon has introduced the POWERSHOT S200, a reliable gadget that boasts of an affordable price tag. The POWERSHOT S200 is loaded with certain high-end specs and here is how the same looks like in terms of specifications:
The POWERSHOT S200 offers a 10MP image sensor, offering 3648x2736 pixels in terms of image resolution. In terms of aspect ratio, the POWERSHOT S200 supports 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and the standard 16:9. The CCD image sensor measures 7.44mmx5.58mm in terms of dimensions. The 1/ 1.7 inch sensor works in unison with the Digic 5 image processing engine for shooting even in low-light conditions. The POWERSHOT S200 offers the Auto ISO sensitivity mode besides the exhaustive range of 80-6400, especially meant for low-light shooting. The POWERSHOT S200 also supports Fine and Normal JPEG quality levels but misses out on the RAW image format. This camera offers 7 white balance presets in addition to the dual custom white balancing modes. Optical Image Stabilization is on offer for better clarity.
Focus and Optics
The POWERSHOT S200 offers a focal range of 24-120mm. This camera offers an Optical Zooming limit of up to 5X besides the digital zooming prowess of up to 4X. Maximum lens aperture for the POWERSHOT S200 extends from F2.0 for wide-angle shooting up to F5.9, meant for the telephoto. This camera supports both manual and autofocus in addition to the featured modes like Touch, Continuous and many more. Macro focus range is also available with a working limit of up to 3cm. The POWERSHOT S200 has around 9 focus points to rely upon.
A 3 inch LCD panel is on offer besides 461K dots as the featured screen resolution. The POWERSHOT S200 boasts of the TFT panel that is based on the Pure Color II G technology. Touch screen is featured as well in addition to the Live View.
Photography and Videography
In terms of stills, the POWERSHOT S200 offers an extended shutter speed range of 15-1/2000 sec. Built-in flash is supported by the POWERSHOT S200 with a range of up to 7.00m. External flash misses out but several flash modes in Auto, On, Off and many more are on offer. Burst shooting is allowed at 1.9 frames per second. Other notable specs include the aperture and shutter priority modes besides the manual exposure and subject modes. 3 metering modes are supported as well in addition to the exposure compensation spec.
The POWERSHOT S200 supports HD movies at 24 frames per second followed by the 480p recording at 30fps. H.264 is the video format on offer besides the featured Videography notes in HD and L, based on the miniature effect. Stereo microphone is supported as well besides the Mono speaker.
Connectivity and Storage
In terms of connectivity, the POWERSHOT S200 supports USB 2.0 and the mini HDMI output. Built-in Wireless support is available besides optional GPS connectivity. SD, SDHC and SDXC cards are supported for expanding the internal storage limit.
Build and Battery
The POWERSHOT S20 weighs 181g and is powered by the NB-6LH battery module that supports up to 200 shots on a single charge.