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The Canon PowerShot S5 IS, is a powerful, fully-featured 8.0 megapixel digital camera. 12x optical zoom lets you get close to the action, and the flawless Canon Optical Image Stabilization makes it easy to track and photograph subjects when you’re shooting on unsteady ground. A vari-angle LCD screen gives you the ability to shoot from awkward positions, and DIGIC III image processing sports improved face detection technology and red-eye correction. The PowerShot S5 IS can also film quick video clips without having to switch shooting modes by utilizing a convenient movie button!
Canon PowerShot S5 IS Digital Camera
pros: Dependable, easy to use, good price, many accessories.
To hell and back
Out of all the cameras that I've used from the moment that I was a little kid, this camera has been... See Full Review
pros: Zoom, MACRO, great Colors, clear, sharp photos & Video clips, LCD screen Tilts & Rotates
cons: Red eyes when shooting with the built-in flash.Large file size of video clips.
3 year update of: I Really LOVE my camera !
This first paragraph is an update that I'm writing now that my S5IS Canon Powershot camera has taken... See Full Review
pros: Easy to use! Great zoom! Great results!
cons: Factory auto setting causes a delay between photos.
I love this camera! I would have said that in the subject line, but there wasn't room. <smi... See Full Review
pros: Light, zoom, built in lens, batteries, macro, durability, ease of use
cons: Can't swap lenses; "only" 8 MP. UPDATE: only JPEG, no RAW
Canon Powershot S5 IS - Compact, light, and versatile
I bought the Canon Powershot S5 IS in October 2007 to use on a trip to New England. Here are some of... See Full Review
pros: The Zoom is the best for a Semi Pro Camera.
cons: It cannot be exchange by other Lens easily but the overall product was the best
The Review for Canon S5 IS
The camera it self was amazing, when i was using the Cam. It was much better than a Canon S3 IS, The... See Full Review
pros: Hot shot for external flash and triggers
cons: Lens cap will not stay and no optical view finder
P&S with Big Zoom. Poor at ISO 800
I bought this S5 to replaced my XT. I did not want to spend $200.00 to fix a camera that is worth th... See Full Review
pros: Low ISO photos are incomparable! Feels right in my hand, great size/weight.
cons: NOISY low light photos. Poor stamina. Battery with memory card. Pooped on me.
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: CANon ?
Disappointed! That is me in a nutshell. I was the proud owner of this model's predecessor, the S3 fr... See Full Review
pros: good zoom capacity, cleare images,compact and small to carry it easily
cons: poor battery
I bought this camera a month before, so far its wonderfulpicture quality is very clear. the only pro... See Full Review
pros: Zoom, Hotshoe, Layout, LCD, Pictures, Focus Checking, Size/weight
cons: Noisy, Lens cap, Available accessories
I love photography, and as much as I'd love to own a dSLR it's just not in my budget at the moment.... See Full Review
pros: Fast, clear pictures, good focal range
cons: Horrible reliability record, poor customer service
Great While it Lasted, but it only lasted 5 months
When I bought the PowerShot S5 IS at Christmas time, I really thought I had done my homework. It too... See Full Review
|LCD Screen Size||2.5 in.|
|Camera Type||Standard Point and Shoot|
|Image Resolutions||640 x 480|
|Camera Resolution||8.3 Megapixel|
|Image Sensor Type||CCD|
|Video Resolutions||320 x 240|
|Video Speed||60 fps|
|Macro Focus Range||3.9 - 19.2 in. (w)|
|Focus Range||19.2 in. to Infinity (w) / 36 in. to Infinity (t)|
|Focal Length||6 - 72 mm|
|35mm Zoom Lens||36 - 432 mm|
|Shutter Speed||15 - 1/3200 sec|
|Frames Per Second||1.5 Frames|
|Aperture Range||f2.7/f3.5 (w/t)|
|Flash Functions||Flash Off|
|File Size (Low Res.)||0.08 MB (about 1,600 images on 128MB card)|
|Memory Type||Multimedia Card|
|File Size (High Res.)||2.54 MB (50 images on 128MB card)|
|Built-in Speaker||With Built-in Speaker|
|Built-in Microphone||With Built-in Microphone|
|Self Timer||2 Sec.|
|Viewfinder / Display|
|LCD Screen Resolution||207,000 pixels|
|Display Type||With LCD Screen|
|LCD Protected Position||With LCD Protected Position|
|Video Interface||Video Out|
|Interface Type||USB 2.0|
|Battery Life||450 Images|
|Battery Type||Rechargeable NiMH Battery Pack|
|Family Line||Canon PowerShot|
|Included Accessories||4 x AA Batteries|