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The Canon S95 features the same sensor as the G12 in a compact shell. A manual control ring surrounds the wide-angle f/2.0 lens with 3.8x optical zoom functionality. Canon's HS System technology is built-in, resulting in lauded low light photography performance. On the movie front, the S95 is able to record HD video at 720p.

Description

Part of the PEN line of Olympus Micro Four Thirds cameras, the PEN-mini (E-PM1) is the smallest of the line featuring the same 12.3-megapixel sensor as the other models in the line as well as an improved auto-focus system.

The Canon PowerShot G12 is geared toward those seeking as much manual control as possible without making the leap to DSLR territory. With a 10-megapixel sensor also capable of HD video recording inside, the G12 carries an articulating 2.8 display and features hybrid image stabilization. Support for a range of manual options and HDR mode are also included.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: August 2010
  • Price at launch: $399.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $499.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 10/2010
  • Price at launch: $499.99
  • Camera type: Point-and-shoot
  • Width: 3.93 inches
  • Height: 2.3 inches
  • Depth: 1.16 inches
  • Weight: 0.37 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes

Hardware

  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.31 inches
  • Height: 2.5 inches
  • Depth: 1.33 inches
  • Weight: 0.48 pounds
  • Color: White, Silver, Brown, Black, Pink, Purple
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes
  • Camera type: Point-and-shoot
  • Width: 4.41 inches
  • Height: 3 inches
  • Depth: 1.9 inches
  • Weight: 0.77 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes
  • Sensor size: 1/1.7"
  • Sensor type: CCD
  • Effective pixels: 10 megapixels

Sensor

  • Sensor size: Four Thirds System
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 12.3 megapixels
  • Sensor size: 1/1.7"
  • Sensor type: CCD
  • Effective pixels: 10 megapixels
  • Minimum ISO: 80
  • Maximum ISO: 3200
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 1600
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 15 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 3.9 FPS

Controls

  • Minimum ISO: 200
  • Maximum ISO: 12800
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 1400
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 60 seconds
  • Focus points: 35
  • Minimum ISO: 80
  • Maximum ISO: 3200
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 15 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 4.2 FPS
  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 461000 dots

Display

  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 460000 dots
  • Size: 2.8 inches
  • Resolution: 461000 dots
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 720p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30, Other

Video

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080i
  • Standard framerate(s): 30
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 720p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30, Other
  • Supported video formats: H.264
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG

Software

  • Supported video formats: AVCHD, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG)
  • RAW support: RAW
  • Supported video formats: H.264
  • RAW support: RAW
  • Focal length (wide): 6 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 22.5 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide): 28 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto): 105 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 2
  • Optical zoom: 3.8 x
  • Digital zoom: 4 x
  • Combined zoom: 15 x

Lens

  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Micro Four Thirds
  • Focal length (wide): 14 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 42 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5
  • Focal length (wide): 6.1 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 30.5 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide): 28 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto): 140 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 2.8
  • Optical zoom: 5 x
  • Digital zoom: 4 x
  • Combined zoom: 20 x

Connectivity

  • GPS: Optional
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC

Storage

  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC
  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

Audio

  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes
  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Video out: Yes

Ports

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): Proprietary, Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini
  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI mini
  • Model: NB-6L
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

  • Model: BLS-1
  • Removable: Yes
  • Model: NB-7L
  • Removable: Yes
Yes (Built-in)

Flash

Yes (Optional)
Yes (Built-in)
AV Cable AVC-DC400ST

Bundled accessories

Flash FL-LM1
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