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At A Glance

A sleek sturdy body with a casual feel, the EX-S8 offers 12.1 Megapixels and a 4X Zoom in a thin body measuring only 0.78”. Movies can be recorded by pressing the dedicated movie button. It also offers YouTube™ Capture Mode (upload and share videos). The EX-S8 is fresh and fashionable, making it your perfect everyday camera.


Technical Specs

EX-S8 Specifications
File Format Still images: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.2), DCF1.0, DPOF
Movies: AVI format, Motion JPEG, IMA-ADPCM (monaural)
Audio (Voice Recording): WAV format (monaural)

Recording Media 16.9MB (built-in flash memory), SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card compatible (Built-in memory capacity after formatting.)

Number of Recorded Pixels Still images: 12M(4000x3000)/3:2(4000x2656)/ 16.9(4000x2240)/8M(3264x2448)/ 5M(2560x1920)/3M(2048x1536)/ VGA(640x480)
Movies: WIDE (848X480)/STD (640x480)/LP (320x240)/ YouTube™ (640x480)
Number of Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 megapixels (/million)

Image Sensor 1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD Total
Total Pixels: 12.39 megapixels (/million)

Lens Construction: 6 lenses in 5 groups, including aspherical lens
F-number: F3.2(W) - F5.9(T)
Focal Length: f=6.3 - 18.9
35mm Film Equivalent: Approx. 27 - 108mm
Zoom Optical Zoom: 4x optical zoom
Digital Zoom: 4x digital zoom (16 times both with optical and digital zoom)
HD Zoom: Maximum 25.7x (@VGA, both with optical and digital zoom)
Focus Focus Type: Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Focus Mode: Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Pan Focus, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
AF Area: Intelligent, Spot, Multi, Tracking
Focus Range
From Lens Surface
Auto Focus: Approx. 3.11” - Infinity (W)
Macro: Approx. 3.11” - 1.64’ (W)
Infinity Mode: Infinity (W)
Manual Focus: Approx. 3.11” - Infinity (W)
(Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change.)
Exposure Exposure Metering: Multi pattern, Center Weighted, Spot by CCD
Exposure Control: Program AE
Exposure Compensation: -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter Type CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter
Shutter Speed Auto: 1/2- 1/2000 sec
Shutter Speed Night Scene: 4 - 1/2000 second
(Depending on user’s setting of Camera)

Aperture F3.2(W) - F8.0(W)
(Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change.)

White Balance Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day white Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent, Tungsten, manual WB

Still images: Auto/ ISO64/ ISO100/ ISO200/ ISO400/ ISO800/ ISO1600
Movies: Auto
(SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity.)
Self-Timer 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer

Flash Mode Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction

Built-In Flash Flash Modes: Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Normal: Approx. 7.87” - 7.55’ (W)
Approx. 1.31’ - 4.27’ (T)
(Range is affected by optical zoom.)
Other Recording Functions Snapshot, Marco, Self-timer, Continuous shooting(Normal Speed CS/High Speed CS), BEST SHOT, AUTO BEST SHOT, Make-up mode, Landscape Effect, Auto shutter, Face Detection, Dynamic Photo, easy Mode, Movie (HD Movie, Normal Movie, Prerecord Movie, and For YouTube™), Focus Frame Customization, Control Panel Customization, PictBridge, Eye-Fi Wireless Card compatible, Video Output (NTSC/PAL), Voice Recording (Audio recording is monaural)

Playback Functions Playback Zoom (8X), Multi-image Screen, Calendar Screen, Start-up Images, Rotate, Re-size, Trimming, Copy, BGM Slideshow, Brightness, White Balance, Red Eye Correction, Keystone, Color Correction, Layout Print, MOTION PRINT

Monitor 2.7-inch TFT color LCD 230,160 dots (959 x 240)
Viewfinder: LCD monitor

Timekeeping Function Built-in quartz digital clock
Date and Time: Recorded with image data
With time stamp function
Auto Calendar: To 2049
World Time: 162 cities in 32 time zones
City name, date, time, summer time
Input / Output Terminals USB/AV port (USB compatible)

Microphone Monaural

Speaker Monaural

Power Source Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-80) x 1
Power Consumption: 3.7V DC, Approximately 2.6W

Dimensions Approximately 4.2oz (Including Battery and Memory Card*)
Approximately 3.5oz (Excluding Including Battery and Memory Card)

Weight 3.8”(W) x 2.2”(H) x 0.77”(D) (excluding projections; 0.70”)

Specifications subject to change without notice.