This is the full UK spec, as supplied by Canon UK.

DIGITAL CAMERA Canon PowerShot S5 IS

IMAGE SENSOR

Type 1/2.5? CCD

Effective Pixels Approx 8.0M

Colour Filter Type Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type DIGIC III with iSAPS technology

LENS

Focal Length 6.0-72.0mm (35mm equivalent: 36-432mm)

Zoom Optical 12x. Digital approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.6x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom (1))(2). Combined approx. 48x

Maximum f/number f/2.7 – f/3.5

Construction 11 elements in 9 groups (1 aspherical element, 1 UD element)

Image Stabilisation Yes (shift-type)

Ultrasonic Motor (USM) Yes, zoom

FOCUSING

Type TTL

AF System/ Points Face Detection, 1-point AF (Any position is available or fixed centre)

AF Modes Single, Continuous

AF Point Selection Manual selection using FlexiZone AF/AE

AF Lock On/Off Selectable

AF Assist Beam Yes

Manual Focus Yes

Focus Bracketing Yes

Closest Focusing Distance 0cm

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering modes Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)

AE Lock Yes

Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments

AEB 1/3 – 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments

ISO sensitivity (3) AUTO, High ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

SHUTTER

Speed “15 ? 1/3,200sec

(Available shutter speeds vary depending on the shooting mode)”

WHITE BALANCE

Type TTL

Settings Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom

VIEWFINDER

Viewfinder EVF (0.33″ type), approx. 115,000 pixels

Dioptre Correction Yes

LCD MONITOR

Monitor Vari-angle 2.5? Low temperature P-Si TFT, approx. 207,000 pixels

Coverage 100%

Brightness Adjustable to one of two levels

FLASH

Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off

Slow Sync Speed Yes

Red-Eye Reduction Yes

Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE. Safety FE.

Flash Exposure Lock Yes

Manual Power Adjustment 3 levels with internal flash (19 levels with external EX Speedlites (4))

Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes

Built-in Flash Range 50cm-5.2m (W) / 90cm-4.0m (T) (at ISO AUTO equivalent)

External Flash E-TTL with EX series Speedlites (4), Canon’s High Power Flash HF-DC1

SHOOTING

Modes Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Custom, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Sports, Stitch Assist, Movie, Special Scene (Indoor, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Color Accent, Color Swap), Super Macro

Photo Effects My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)

Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting Approx. 1.5fps(6) (until memory card becomes full) (7), AF/LV: Approx. 0.9fps (6) (until memory card becomes full) (7)

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size (L) 3264 x 2448, (M1) 2592 x 1944, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (M3) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 3264 x 1832

Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal

Movies (L)640 x 480, 30fps, (LP)640 x 480, 30fps, (M)320 x 240, 60/30fps

Movie Length Up to 4GB or 1 hour (7)

FILE TYPES

Still Image Type JPEG compression, (Exif 2.2 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

Movies AVI [Motion JPEG compression + WAVE (stereo)]

Sound Files WAVE (stereo)

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge (ID Photo Print, Fixed Size Print and Movie Print supported on SELPHY CP & ES printers only)

PictBridge Yes

OTHER FEATURES

Red-Eye Correction Yes, in playback

My Camera Start-up image and camera sounds customisation

Sound Memo Up to 60 sec per image

Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes

Histogram Yes, live histogram

Playback zoom Approx. 2x ? 10x

Self Timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom

Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian

INTERFACE

Computer USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B, MTP, PTP)

Other A/V output (PAL/NTSC)

MEMORY CARD

Type “Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) Card or MultiMediaCard (MMC),

32MB memory card supplied”

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh “Windows 2000 SP4 / XP / XP SP1-2 / Vista

Mac OS X v10.3 – 10.4″

SOFTWARE

Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser

Other PhotoStitch, RemoteCapture

Drivers TWAIN (2000)

POWER SOURCE

Batteries 4x Size-AA Alkaline or NiMH Batteries(NB4-300) (Alkalines supplied)

Battery life “Approx. 170 shots (8) (with supplied batteries)

Approx. 450 shots (with optional Canon NB4-300 batteries)(8)

Approx. 720 min. playback (with supplied batteries)

Approx. 900 min. playback (with Canon NB4-300 batteries)”

A/C Power Supply Optional, Power adapter CA-PS700

ACCESSORIES

Case Soft Case DCC-90

Lenses “Tele-converter 1.5x TC-DC58B

Wide-converter 0.75x WC-DC58A

Lens adapter/Hood set LAH-DC20

Close-up lens 500D (58mm)”

Flash “Canon Speedlites (220EX, 430EX, 580EX (4))

High Power Flash HF-DC1″

Power Supply & Battery Chargers Compact AC power adapter CA-PS700, Battery Charger Kit CBK4-300, Ni-MH Batteries NB4-300

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment 0 ? 40 °C, 10 ? 90% humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD) 117.0 × 80.0 × 77.7 mm (excluding viewfinder-eyepiece & protrusions)

Weight (body only) Approx. 450g

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

(1) Depending on the image size selected

(2) Digital zoom available for still image and standard movie modes only. Optical zoom may not be available

during movie recording

(3) Standard Output Sensitivity / Recommended Exposure Index. According to ISO 12232:2006

(20th April 2006) which specifies the method for assigning and reporting ISO speed ratings for digital still

cameras. This does not apply to Digital IXUS WIRELESS.

(4) Not all functions of the flash are supported

(5) Recording pixels fixed at 1600 x 1200

(6) Large/Fine with LCD monitor off

(7) Depending on memory card speed / capacity

(8) Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera,

except where indicated