Summary Canon S2 IS

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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 0
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 4
Specifications Key specs
Help 12x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Help f/2.7
Screen resolution
Help 115k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Canon PowerShot S2 ISCanon PowerShot S2 IS


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The Canon S2 IS vs other recent digicams

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies

The Canon S2 IS vs other recent super zooms

Size Really small Help
Prosumer size (113×78×76 mm)
Weight Light Help
505 g
Thickness Thin Help


The Canon S2 IS vs other recent digicams

Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.4 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
April 2005
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help

The Canon S2 IS vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
115k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
5 MP
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable


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Ady (8:38 AM, October 31, 2012)
Macro of this camera is 0 cm. It's not 10 cm ! It has a super macro mode ! The camera can focus even it touches the lens !