Canon PowerShot S2 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Part Number: 9883A001 (Reviewed) Released: June 15, 2005

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5,300,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    night snapshot
  • Special Effects
    Vivid
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    flash
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 - 432mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.2 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    UD glass

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    2.3 ft - 17 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Additional Features
    PictBridge support

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.33 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    115,000 pixels pixels
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -5.5 to +1.5

Display

  • Resolution
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    ArcSoft PhotoStudio

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 98 SE
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    neck strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    3 in
  • Height
    3.1 in
  • Weight
    14.3 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Part Number: 9883A001 Released: Jun. 15, 2005
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