As part of our image quality testing for the Canon PowerShot S100, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Canon PowerShot S100 is capable of resolving up to around 22 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them please click here to read the full article.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 100
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 100

JPEG images

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 80
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 80

ISO80, score: 22 (see full image)

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 100
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 100

ISO100, score: 22 (see full image)

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 200
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 200

ISO200, score: 22 (see full image)

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 400
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 400

ISO400, score: 22 (see full image)

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 800
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 800

ISO800, score: 22 (see full image)

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 1600
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 1600

ISO1600, score: 20 (see full image)

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 3200
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 3200

ISO3200, score: 18 (see full image)

Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 6400
Canon powershot s100 resolution iso 6400

ISO6400, score: 16 (see full image)