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Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS Digital Camera

12.1MP 12x CMOS Sep 2011
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The Luxury Of Elegant Power.Are you looking for a compact digital camera that exudes style and class yet doesn't compromise on performance Then the ultra-slim PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is for you. Its... More
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18 Reasons For

Canon Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras and also specifically for Canon compact camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Large Screen Size

At 3.2 inches, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. Similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8".

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has Four White Balance Modes

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Flash" and "Manual" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Canon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. The photo effects "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Supports Five ISO Speeds

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO speeds 100, 400, 800, 1600 and 3200 are also supported by this Canon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all digital cameras of this age and spec.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

At 336 millimeters, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a fairly long maximum focal length compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS the maximum focal lengths range from 13mm to 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Canon camera also support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 461,000 pixels, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a fairly high display resolution compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS are not 3D compatible. The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS do not have a GPS. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is quite heavy (206 grams) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. Across all the cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS the weights range from 20g to 710g.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras of this age and type is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Canon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. The flash mode "Manual" is also featured on this camera.

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Only 170 Shots Per Battery Charge

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is a digital camera that takes 170 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago take between 30 and 889 shots per battery charge.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The least total megapixel count of comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years is 10MP and the most is 15,000,000MP. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a quite few total megapixel count (only 12.8 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of 28 millimeters, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a quite long minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The average minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is 27mm.

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Heavy

Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS have weights of between 0.097kg and 180kg, and the average weight is 5.3kg. The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is one of the heavier compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (0.206 kilograms) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Canon released the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

Average Optical Zoom

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a relatively typical optical zoom (12 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 12.1 megapixels, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a pretty average megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features
Weight

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Barcodes 00013803140408, 00013803140422, 00013803140446
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