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Canon PowerShot S100 (late 2011)

from  $448+
92
Global
Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
92

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

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Engadget Summary

The PowerShot S100 is one of the best ultra-compact cameras ever made, and includes full manual controls, HD video, GPS, and a longer lens than its predecessor. Just be prepared to pack a spare battery if you're planning a big outing. While the S100's original price of over $400 may have been steep for a point-and-shoot, it's now available for as little as $240, making it a bargain compared to other high-end compacts, such as Sony's $650 Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, not to mention its Wi-Fi and touchscreen-equipped offspring, the S110, which is now available for $399.

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User Reviews

90
mayhem
Low light was my main objective- fantastic! Candle light is sufficient. Feels...read more
80
jdepew
Stepping up from Canon SD870is, i was holding out on getting a new S series...read more
90
pika2000
I love the Canon Powershot S90. It has amazing image quality for its class....read more
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80
Average Critic Score

Ease of use

84
 

Image quality

80
 

Speed (start-up time, lag)

70
 

Durability

80
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Battery life

50
 

Video quality

74
 

How It Stacks Up

86

Engadget

86
 

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80
 

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86
 
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88
 

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90
 

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81
 

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How It Stacks Up

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86
 

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80
 

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86
 
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90
 

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