Canon PowerShot S5 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Part Number: 2077B001 (Reviewed) Released: June 15, 2007

General

  • Depth
    3.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    8.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    8300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, beach, fireworks, foliage, indoor, landscape, macro, night scene, night snapshot
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap, My Colors
  • 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

Display

  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.7-3.5
  • Min Focal Length
    6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    72 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    11
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    UD glass, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 13 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 19 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 34 sec - with 32MB card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.33 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    115000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    0.8 cm
  • Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage
    100%
  • Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range
    -5.5 to +1.5

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.9 frames per second, 1.5 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, takes photos while movie recording, 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
  • Type
    DC power input, USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    standard form factor
  • Supported Battery Form Factor
    AA

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

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

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    S5 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.9 frames per second, 1.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    1600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap, My Colors
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, face detection, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix, takes photos while movie recording, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, portrait mode, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, beach, fireworks, foliage, indoor, landscape, macro, night scene, night snapshot
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Height
    3.1 in
  • Weight
    15.87 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Total Pixels
    8300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    207,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, MOTION PRINT, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -5.5 to +1.5

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    17 ft

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.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    fine, normal, normal, normal, super-fine, super-fine, super-fine, super-fine, super-fine, super-fine, fine, fine, fine, fine, fine, normal, normal, normal
  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2448, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1200, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1944, 2592 x 1944
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG
  • Storage Capacity
    11 Ah, 29 Ah, 29 Ah, 32 Ah, 39 Ah, 41 Ah, 52 Ah, 64 Ah, 8 Ah, 99 Ah, 11 Ah, 111 Ah, 14 Ah, 171 Ah, 18 Ah, 18 Ah, 20 Ah, 270 Ah
  • Comments
    with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, AVI, AVI
  • Image Resolution
    320 x 240, 320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second
  • Capacity
    13 sec, 19 sec, 34 sec
  • Comments
    with 32MB card, with 32MB card, with 32MB card

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    4
  • Form Factor
    AA
  • Details
    alkaline battery
  • Included
    included

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.3
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.1
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.6
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.6

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon
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Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Part Number: 2077B001 Released: Jun 15, 2007

MSRP: $349.99

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