Canon PowerShot S2 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot S2 IS

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Depth
    3 in
  • Height
    3.1 in
  • Weight
    0.9 lbs
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, stitch assist, fireworks, foliage, indoor, landscape, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Contrast compensation, Custom Effect, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Saturation, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • 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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, lens cap, neck strap

Display

  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    2.3 ft - 17 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.7-3.5
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Features
    UD glass, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 5 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 9 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 19 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 8 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 15 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 30 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 13 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 24 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 46 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 52 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 80 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 127 - with 16MB card
  • 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Colour Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.33 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    115000 pixels
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -5.5 to +1.5

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.5 frames per second, 2.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, digital noise reduction, histogram display, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft PhotoStudio, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoRecord, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.5 - 10.3, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

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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