Summary: The new Canon PowerShot S110 is an understated and rather elegant little P&S digital camera that offers a lot of professional features. The S110 (like its “S” series predecessors) was designed for serious photographers looking for a pocketable compact camera with lots of creative capability.
Pros: Compact, Easy to use, First rate optics, Excellent image quality, Manual exposure capability
Cons: Battery life could be better, No handgrip, Poorly designed on/off button
Summary: The Canon PowerShot S110 is a great compact camera with many features automatic and manual that lead back (in outline) Reflex in the world. Even the price if you want to Reflex and it would be more justified if we found the waterproof case in the sales package (this is optional), even if we have to...
Pros: HS System, ISO 12800 maximum, Smart Auto (58 scenes), built-in WiFi, Full manual control; DIGIC 5; mini HDMI port, Intelligent IS, GPS module; HDR Mode, High-speed Burst HQ, ND filter; CMOS sensor with high sensitivity; Lens f / 2 very bright; Lens Control Ring, Capacitive Touch Screen Display.
Summary: The Canon PowerShot S110 is a really versatile, very small camera that would be a great carry-anywhere option for the more ambitious photographer and anyone looking for a point-and-shoot to supplement their dSLR.
Pros: Wide maximum aperture; Built-in Wi-Fi; Raw shooting; Plenty of manual controls; Very small.
Cons: Wind noise on movies; Undercut by competitors.
Conclusion: It’s a given that you’ll get better performance from a camera with a larger sensor, but more convenience out of a smart phone. So, where does the S110 fit in? It fills that niche where you want excellent image quality but you don’t want to lug around an interchangeable lens camera, no matter how...
Pros: Great photo quality and performance, even in low light, Faster autofocusing than predecessors, Easy to use, yet has plenty of user-adjustable options
Cons: Wi-Fi not the easiest to use, somewhat half-baked, Slow continuous shooting
Summary: The PowerShot S110 makes a number of improvements and alterations to what was already a very popular and well-liked model but, crucially, nothing Canon has done compromises its prime attraction and its biggest competitive advantage - its compact and lightweight body.
Pros: Smaller than other high-end compacts., 3 inch 461k dot touch-screen., Wi-fi network and smartphone connectivity., 5x 24-120mm zoom.
Cons: Poor battery life., Lacks movie PASM modes., No built-in GPS., Lacklustre continuous shooting.
Summary: Following up on the popularity of the S100, Canon has announced the upgraded PowerShot S110 to improve on the touchscreen quality as well as add Wi-Fi capabilities. Similar to the S100, the PowerShot S110 offers a 24mm wide-angle lens with 5x optical zoom as well as the DIGIC 5 image processor.
Pros: Smart Auto shooting mode is accurate and easy in most situations, Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record, f/2.0 lens is fantastic in low-light, Outstanding overall image quality, Intelligent IS is ready for any shooting situation, 3.0-inch Capacitive touch LCD is bright and very...
Cons: Some inaccuracy with indoor white balance, ISO 12,800 is unacceptable, Special shooting modes are no alternative to taking the time to capture them correctly, No audio input to match the video quality
Excerpt: It seems like only a year ago we were telling you about the Canon Powershot S100 — wait, it WAS a year ago, almost to the day. So, in celebration of that anniversary, Gear Patrol, or rather Canon, brings you the next evolutionary step in point-and-shoot cameras, the Powershot S110 ($449) , scheduled...