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Canon PowerShot S2 IS


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name PowerShot S2 IS
Date announced 2005-04-22
MSRP $499
Street price N/A
Official site PowerShot S2 Home Page
 
Camera type N/A
Sensor size (type) N/A
Max still resolution 2592 x 1944 (5 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 12X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
36mm - 432mm
Max aperture F2.7 - F3.5
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses Yes
Supports underwater case
 
LCD size 1.8"
LCD resolution 115,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 50/100/200/400
RAW/TIFF support No
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVI)
Max movie resolution 640 x 480
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies
 
Storage method SD/MMC card (16MB card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
 
Battery used AA (4)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
0 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output No
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.4 x 3.1 x 3.0 in (111.8 x 78.7 x 76.2 mm)
Weight (empty) 14.3 oz (405 g)
 
Included software Canon Digital Camera Solutions
 
Misc. notes 5 Megapixel update to the PowerShot S1 offers more zoom, a larger rotating LCD, an AF-assist lamp, DIGIC II, and much more.
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