Six Canon IXUS 500 reviewers who bought it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Cnet.com mentioned four years ago “The Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS is a good choice for those already happy with their smartphone's photos and movie clips.” in their review of the Canon IXUS 500. Cnet.com also mentioned “Attractive and functional design; pleasing photos”. Asia.cnet.com mentioned “The Canon Ixus 500 HS is a good choice for those already happy with their smartphone's photos and movie clips.” in their review of this digital cameras.
A few Canon IXUS 500 reviewers said that the Canon IXUS 500 had a good image sensor. Whatdigitalcamera.com mentioned “The latest high-end model in Canon's IXUS series - the IXUS 500HS - features a 10MP CMOS sensor complete with Canon's HS system” in their review of the Canon IXUS 500. Four years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned “There is also a 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and full 1080p HD video recording” in their review of the Canon IXUS 500.
Some people who bought it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Twelve years ago Cnet.com said in their Canon IXUS 500 review on expert website CNET.com “Digital camera, 5,000,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.5 in - Color, 32 MB - CompactFlash Card”. Cameralabs.com gave it a rating of 82 out of 100 and wrote on Camera Labs “Sensor with 10.1 effective Megapixels”.
One Canon IXUS 500 reviewer concluded that this digital cameras had a good ISO range. Techmagnifier.com and mentioned four years ago “Excellent ISO speed 1003200”.