Specifications for PowerShot S90.

Article ID: ART130606 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Specifications for PowerShot S90.


PowerShot S90 Specifications

PowerShot S90
Camera effective pixels Approx. 10.0 million
Image Sensor 1/1.7-inch CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 10.4 million)
Lens 6.0 (W) - 22.5 (T) mm (35 mm film equivalent: 28 - 105 mm), F 2.7 (W) - 3.5 (T)
Digital Zoom Maximum approx. 4.0X (Maximum approx. 16x with optical zoom)
LCD Monitor 3.0-inch, low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD, approx. 461,000 pixels (Picture coverage 100%)
AF System TTL Autofocus, Focus lock available

AiAF: Face Detect / 9-point AiAF / 1-point AF (Fixed to center)

Focusing Range

Auto: 2.0 in./5cm-infinity (W), 12 in./30 cm-infinity (T)

Normal: 1.6 ft.-infinity/50cm-infinity

Macro: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50cm (W)

Shutter Mechanical + electronic
Shutter Speeds 15 - 1/1600 sec.
The shutter speed varies according to the shooting mode. Settable in M and Tv modes.
Light Metering Method

Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**

*Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AiAF

** Metering frame is fixed to the center/linked to AF frame

Exposure Control Program AE
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Sensitivity AUTO*1/ High ISO Auto*2, selectable ISO 50/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 equivalents.

*1 Camera automatically sets the optimal speed.

*2 Standard Output Sensitivity, Recommended Exposure Index.

White Balance Auto*, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater), Custom

*The colors of faces are evaluated in AiAF


Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro

Flash Range

1.6-21 ft./50cm-6.5m (W), 1.6-8.2 ft./50cm-2.5m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Shooting Modes

Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, Color Accent, Color Swap, Kids & Pets, Underwater, Nostalgic), Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Low Light, Movie

Continuous Shooting

Normal: approx. 0.9 fps; AF: approx. 0.6 fps; LV: approx. 0.6 (Low Light: 2.1 fps)

Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer, Custom
Recording Media SD memory card/MultiMedia Card / SDHC memory card / MMCPlus / HC MMCPlus
File Format Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF compliant
Image Recording Format Still Images: JPEG (Exif 2.2)*1

Movies: AVI (Image data : Motion JPEG, Audio data:WAVE [monaural])

Compression Superfine/fine/normal
Number of Recording Pixels

Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,648 x 2,048 (Widescreen), 3,648 x 2,736 (RAW), 1,824 x 1,368 (Low Light)

Movie: 640 x 480 and 320 x 240

Playback Modes

Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast; Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume

Direct Print Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible, and PictBridge compliant
Display languages 21 languages available for menus and messages (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese)
Interface Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 High-Speed (mini-B) Audio/Video Output (NTSC or PAL selectable, monaural audio)
Communication Settings MTP,PTP
Power Source

4x AA size Alkaline / Ni-MH rechargeable batteries.

Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700

Operating Temperatures 0o - 40o C (32o - 104o F)
Operating Humidity 10 - 90 %
Dimensions (w x h x d) 3.94 x 2.30 x 1.22 in./100.0 x 58.4 x 30.9mm

Approx. 6.17 oz./175g (camera body only)

*1 This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called "Exif Print"). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camera's image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.

Interface Compatible with SD memory card / SDHC memory card / MultiMediaCard standards.
Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 2.1 mm (1.3 x 0.9 x 0.1 in.)
Weight Approx. 2 g (0.1 oz.)



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