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Canon PowerShot S100 (2011)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1722 reviews of Canon PowerShot S100 (2011). The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and screen. The portability and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the control panel and viewfinder.

performance, usability, portability, screen, size

flash, battery, shutter, viewfinder, control panel

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot S100 (2011) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot S100 (2011)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S100 (2011) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

77% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot S100 (2011)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 942 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S100 (2011) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the image quality and portability. The size and usability also get good feedback. Views are divided on the design.

performance, usability, size, portability, image quality

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Canon PowerShot S100 (2011)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S100 (2011) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

88% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (t3.com)

Canon PowerShot S100 review

 

The Canon PowerShot S100 is the latest premium digital compact camera to emerge

Full manual controls ; Lens control ring ; Good image quality

So-so battery life ; Modest lens reach ; GPS function is buried

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Canon PowerShot S100 review

 

The Canon S100 is the company's brand new high end pocket camera, replacing the much-admired S95. In fact, the two look so alike that you might assume Canon have stuffed in a few new features (like GPS) and left it at that. But you'd be so, so wrong:...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : William Perceval (pocket-lint.com)

Canon PowerShot S100

 

The Canon S100 is a compact camera that's all about providing the utmost user control and top-notch pictures. It's the highest-end Canon compact on the market (excluding the G12), though it does carry an equally high-end £429 price point. For the money...

Great pictures, biggest zoom in category, more control than S95

Poor close-focusing, very expensive, no hotshoe for viewfinder or extra flash, 200 shots per charge

There’s not much the S100 can’t do. We love the picture quality, the small size, that front lens ring with customisable shooting modes and the GPS technology. FlexiZone AF and the new grip also right the S95’s wrongs.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Josie Reavely (techradar.com)

Canon S100 review

 

A sexy GPS-enabled, high-end compact

Great build quality ; Responsive GPS system ; Superb image quality – particularly when shooting raw ; Excellent manual control over settings ; Very impressive performance at high ISOs

Launch price is a little steep ; Limited control over the built-in flash ; Some features aren't as easily accessible as we'd like

With a growing demand for ever-smaller, more sophisticated digital cameras, camera manufacturers have to push the boundaries to vie for consumers' hard-earned cash.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Theano Nikitas (techadvisor.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot S100 review

 

The third and latest version of Canon's popular pocket-size S-series camera, the PowerShot S100 (£393 as of January 4, 2012), continues its predecessors' legacy by offering a compact body and manual controls. Since the PowerShot S90 debuted a few years...

The Canon PowerShot S100 is just about the most capable compact camera we've seen, and it's packed with features that will please both novices and advanced shooters.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot S100 review

 

Stunning image quality for a conventional compact camera, but shot-to-shot performance and battery life just keep it from top marks

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot S100 review

 

Canon PowerShot S100

A great little camera with advanced features, the Canon PowerShot S100 builds on the strengths of its excellent predecessor.

As a trade-off for extending the zoom range to 5x the lens' aperture narrows very quickly as you zoom out. And there's no improvement over the S95's so-so performance, despite the price increase.

The Canon PowerShot S100 is a generally great little camera for advanced shooters who don't mind slowing down a bit from a dSLR.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Amateur Photographer (amateurphotographer.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot S100 review

 

By combining raw image capture with features such as HD video and GPS tagging, the Canon PowerShot S100 is certainly one of the most highly featured compact cameras we have seen. But the camera isn't all bells and whistles. The new Canon...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Canon PowerShot S100

 

This little black offering fits into the smallest pocket but can take HD video as well as rather nice still images. Even if you have a larger and more powerful unit, this can be ready even before that comes from the bag.

The Canon PowerShot S100 measures 10.5x6x2.5cm and weights 192grams. 12.1MP, 5x optical zoom, a highly sensitive CMOS, ability to shoot RAW, GPS function, Full 1080P videos, high speed burst, 24mm ultra wide lens and intelligent IS for better low light...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Canon Powershot S100

 

Canon Powershot S9586/100

Picture quality, features, compact size, build quality

Slow response with flash

The Canon Powershot S100 is an excellent digital camera. If you are looking for a camera to carry everywhere you go with plenty of features then this could be the camera for you. It is hard to find fault and the Powershot S100 compares very well with...

Apr, 2012

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