The Canon PowerShot S3 IS is the next generation of the Canon PowerShot S series, consisting of the S1, S2, and S3. It was superseded by the S5.


  • Maximum Aperture f/2.7 (W) - f/3.5 (T)
  • Shutter Speed 15-1/3200 sec.
  • Focal Length 6.0-72.0mm f/2.7-3.5 (35mm film equivalent: 36-432mm)
  • Compact 6.0 Megapixel digital camera with, 12x Optical Zoom and UD Lens
  • Optical Image Stabilizer technology and
  • ISO 800
  • DIGIC II Image Processor and iSAPS Technology
  • 16:9 Widescreen


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