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Canon PowerShot S5 IS Gordon Laing, February 2008
   
Canon PowerShot S5 IS video tour

We're pleased to present a short video tour of the Canon PowerShot S5 IS. This demonstrates the PowerShot S5 IS's design, coverage, image stabilisation, menus and video recording facilities.

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Good points

12x optical zoom with IS.
Fully articulated 2.5in screen.
Manual control and flash hotshoe.
Optical zoom and stereo sound in movies.

Bad points
Noise visible throughout ISO range.
Fringing on high contrast subjects.
Widest-angle ‘only’ 36mm.
No RAW recording facility.




Scores

(relative to 2007 super-zooms)

Build quality:
Image quality:
Handling:
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Value:

Overall:

16 / 20
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81%
 

 

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