LCD and Viewfinder
Canon S200 has a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 461k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
S200 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Canon S200 has max speed of 2 fps and max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec..
Canon S200 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from. Canon S200 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon S200, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 24 fps and save in and H.264 formats. 1280 x 720 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution
S200 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Canon S200 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Olympus XZ-2 iHS or Nikon Coolpix P7000 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Canon S200 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n)) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect S200 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Canon S200 is mechanized by a battery which gives a shooting lifetime of 200 therefore to CIPA norm.
Canon S200 Battery Specs Compared to Other Models