Battery Performance

Our general method for battery testing is to reset the camera to its default settings and change the recording mode to the highest quality option. Then, we take 5 pictures without the flash and 2 pictures with the flash until the battery is dead. For more information on our battery test, please refer to our Testing Procedures (link to http://www.anandtech.com/digitalcameras/showdoc.aspx?i=2105&p=4) page. For this test, we used the included NB-2LH rechargeable battery pack . The battery was fully drained before charging for the test.


Number of shots taken in one battery charge
1,040

At 1,040 shots, the S60 put in a fairly good performance. Although our test is designed for optimal performance, you can certainly expect the battery to last through a full day of off and on shooting. Considering the NB-2LH is a relatively small battery pack, we were impressed with these results.


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  • buttwhacker - Saturday, September 18, 2004 - link

    I sell cameras so I get a hands on feeling of all cameras, even though I dont do such detailed tests to determine which camera is better than the other it is generally seen that consumers like the look and feel of Canon cameras, I print 8"X10" to see which camera shoots good pictures, so far Canon brand cameras have truly impressed me, even though I personally have a Nikon Reply
  • EddNog - Monday, August 23, 2004 - link

    Just curious...Quiksel, what makes you despise Canon cameras so? Reply
  • Staples - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    Nice review. I have the S30 and it is still kicking just fine. I have yet to find a reason to really upgrade. I think once SLR cameras come within my price range, I will jump for one of them. Reply
  • JustAnAverageGuy - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    Ah. I'll check back later tonight then :) Reply
  • KristopherKubicki - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    The servers are having some troubles today. They have been up and down.

    Kristopher
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  • JustAnAverageGuy - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    Is it just me or is the images.anandtech.com server down?

    All I'm seeing are red Xs :(
    Reply
  • stephencaston - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    #1 thanks for pointing that out. I will change it ASAP.

    #4, Yes it was a really cool wedding too!
    Reply
  • ronnaZ - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    hey is that anand n wife....in that CERTAIN wedding pic ??????? Reply
  • jliechty - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    Was just going to say something about the last line in the review, but the first poster beat me to it.

    Yeah, and thanks for the "easter egg"... Nice picture. :)
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  • Quiksel - Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - link

    while i pretty much despise all Canon cameras, it was nice to see a "test shot" of Anand and Vinney at his wedding!

    Great easter egg!

    :D
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