Canon PowerShot S95 review

Is the S95 yet another Canon compact for serious photographers?

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Canon PowerShot S95: ISO 3200 - 100% crop

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution10 Megapixel
Wide AngleNo
Product FamilyPowerShot S
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, HC MMCplus
Image StabilizationOptical
Optical Zoom4x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesFace Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)170 g
Image Sensor Size1/1.7" (7.60 mm x 5.70 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution3648 x 2736
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height58.4 mm
Width99.8 mm
Depth29.5 mm
Product SeriesS
Focal Length6 mm to 22.50 mm
Image FormatsRAW, JPEG
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelS95
Product NamePowerShot S95 Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number4343B010
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

With HS System and f/2 lens, the 10.0 MP PowerShot S95 excels in low light. HD Movies, RAW and unique lens Control Ring for manual control make it the pocket camera for the serious photographer.

Package Contents
  • PowerShot S95 Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L
  • Battery Charger
Limited Warranty1 Year