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Summary

Our Score

9/10

User Score

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A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.

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Here's the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.

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The level of fine detail is excellent, with good contrast and sharpness.

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Since the S100FS is sold as an alternative to an SLR, here's the usual SLR test shot of Sidmouth seafront.

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Compare this with the results from a full-sized DSLR, such as the Sony A200 or Canon EOS 400D.

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The lens produces some barrel distortion at wide angle, which is to be expected.

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A more worrying problem is the significant chromatic aberration towards the edges of the frame.

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