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PowerShot S100 (IXUS) Digital Camera


Canon

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The PowerShot S100 (IXUS) Digital Camera

Features:


  • World's smallest 2-megapixel zoom digital camera
  • 2.1 megapixel sensor captures enough detail to create photo-quality 8 x 10
    prints
  • 2x optical plus 4x digital zoom lens with autofocus
  • Included 8 MB CompactFlash card holds 12 images at default resolution
  • Connects with Macs and PCs via USB port
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery included


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19 Reviews  

Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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Brad Hatt

member since: 1/15/2006
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
The Canon SD100 is a great starter camera, it takes very nice pictures.
1/22/2006 12:32:50 PM
 
Gene V. Colacchio

member since: 1/1/2006
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Our first digital that has been flawless over the years.
1/8/2006 2:56:28 PM
 
Les M. Ryan
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member since: 12/20/2005
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Rating: 3 out of 5
My first real digital camera.
1/5/2006 4:01:23 PM
 
Melissa Odom

member since: 11/30/2005
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Very good "pocket" camera. One of the first generation Elphs but they made them well. This point and shoot served me well for several years before upgrading to a digital SLR.
12/28/2005 6:40:16 PM
 
Dustin C. McLaughlin

member since: 3/6/2005
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
The Canon Powershot S100 is a great digital camera for beginners. I would highly recommend this camera to people new to digital photography. A novice would greatly appreciate this camera but more experienced photographer may be left wanting more.
3/6/2005 7:59:22 PM
 
Vicky L. Smith

member since: 1/14/2005
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Pretty easy to use, point and shoot. Would love to have more megapixels, perhaps 5. Have trouble sometimes with the battery door opening and the door falling. Sometimes get fuzzy pictures. Overall been happy with this camera.
1/14/2005 6:37:17 PM
 
Brian J. Tesson

member since: 10/22/2004
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Very basic camera.
10/22/2004 10:50:45 AM
 
Michael S. Baker
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member since: 5/14/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Nice camera to carry in your pocket for 'quick shots.' Resolution is limited as it is a 2.1 Mpixel camera. A great 'starter' camera for someone intersted in digital photography and don't want to spend a lot of money for a camera yet.
8/15/2004 7:06:07 AM
 
Eric Lewis

member since: 5/9/2004
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
For the size and price this camera turn out sweet pictures.
5/9/2004 9:23:30 PM
 
Matthew Peloquin

member since: 4/11/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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4/11/2004 2:42:58 PM
 
Carol Reid

member since: 1/3/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Its the first Digital camera I've had so have nothing to compare it with. I love being able to take dozens of pics without worrying about the cost of developing. Its only 3M px and now about 3 years old so I really wouldlove to get something better but first I want to become a better photographer.
4/1/2004 3:59:47 AM
 
Suraj Shetty

member since: 12/20/2003
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Awesome little camera when you're on the go or out on the town.
1/7/2004 5:13:41 PM
 
Joseph C. Voit
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member since: 12/20/2003
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Very nice camera. Havent used it much yet, but simple to use, and very easy to work with (size wise).
12/22/2003 11:33:24 PM
 
Eric m. Beaubien

member since: 10/13/2003
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Rating: 3 out of 5
I love it's size, but that's about it.
10/13/2003 7:07:18 PM
 
Todd Wynia

member since: 3/3/2002
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Nice camera, but often get a purple haze around the edge of objects
8/31/2003 1:43:05 PM
 
Dave B. Sherman

member since: 8/2/2003
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
This camera is reliable and very small. The camera does not have very good zoom, but the pictures are of fairly good quility and it is very easy to use.
8/2/2003 8:39:07 AM
 
Yoshi Melrose

member since: 7/29/2003
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Love it for the ease of use of digitals. It's quick and easy to take a shot, and the quality is great. I love it especially for testing the "scene" for taking pictures with my SLR.
7/29/2003 5:06:20 PM
 
THOMAS C. HARDY

member since: 7/10/2003
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Very compact digital camera - 1 year using it and it performs great inside and outside - like taking candid pics and burning them to CD for future reference, as well as burning them to Video Disk for use as a slideshow on the DVD player.
7/10/2003 12:34:36 PM
 
Brian Volk

member since: 6/29/2003
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Rating: 4 out of 5
I won this camera at one of the CES convetions. I like that is small, compact and takes pretty good pictures and I like the panaramic option Don't like that it can't be focused manualy and you have to be about 3 feet away when using macro mode
6/29/2003 4:18:44 PM
 

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