Summary Canon S1 IS

Prices Price
Camera only
$173
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 4
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 10x
Screen size
Help 1.5"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 114k dots
Wide angle
Help 38 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Pros

The Canon S1 IS vs other recent digicams

Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital

The Canon S1 IS vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Standard size (111×78×66 mm)
Weight Light Help
469 g
Thickness Thin Help
2.6"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$173.24

Cons

The Canon S1 IS vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
38 mm
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/3" 5.27x3.96mm
Announced Old Help
February 2004
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.7 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
3.1 MP
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds

The Canon S1 IS vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
10x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
114k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen size Very small screen Help
1.5"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

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