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Canon 510 HS

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Canon 510 HS

Canon 510 HS
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An award winning and low cost compact camera, with great features
Compact 10.1MP 12x Yes Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon 510 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon 510 HS number 85 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
175 Reviews + 2 Awards
96
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 175 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
I lets you connect your camera wirelessly with other devices* such as your smartphone, for quick and easy sharing of photos and movies with friends and fam
Movie digest (720p)
High-speed burst to capture non-stop, fast-paced action or slow things down with super slow motion mo
High-speed shooting
ID registers up to 12 faces of family and friends, so they are automatically the focusing priority in every shot, and tags images with their names so they are easy to find in playb
Face ID
Rtlessly shoot great photos or movies with smart auto, which detects the scene and selects optimal settings from 58 variables (21 in movies). it also works with faces stored in face ID and adapts shooting according to registered age for example turning off flash and sounds when a sleeping baby is detec
Smart auto (58 scenes)
Rd superb full HD (1080p) movies at 24fps with stereo sound and optical zoom. intelligent IS keeps footage steady while filming, even at full zoom. an HDMI connection ensures high quality playback on an H
Full HD movies, HDMI
Descreen, high-resolution 8.0 cm (3.2") purecolor II touch LCD with customisable smart touch interface provides intuitive control for fast, easy operation and pleasurable playback. touch shutter allows you to touch on the point of focus and then to trigger the s
Fingertip control
Wi-Fi for easy image sharing
Has an image stabilizer
Lligent IS combats camera shake to ensure all your photos and videos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. it automatically adjusts the optical image stabilizer to the scene from 7 modes to prevent b
Intelligent IS
HS system excels in low light so you can capture the real atmosphere of the moment without flash or tripod. advanced DIGIC 5 processing and a high sensitivity 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor give excellent image quality in all situati
HS system: 10.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
IXUS 510 HS packs a powerful 12x optical zoom in a tiny metal body with a sophisticated finish. extremely versatile it offers a huge range of shooting options and lets you get up close to distant objects with 21x zoomplus - an advanced zoom technology with more visible detail and sharpness than conventional digital z
12x optical zoom in tiny, chic body
Mazingly chic, tiny 12x optical zoom camera with wi-fi for easy sharing, effortless touch screen control and HS system for incredible photos and full HD movies even in low li
Stylish and well connected
N IXUS 51
Has a built-in flash
Average minimum aperture number
E digest records 4 seconds of video before each photo is shot and then joins all the recorded short clips into a bonus HD (720p) mo

Canon 510 HS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon 510 HS?

The Canon 510 HS is 85.8mm wide and 53.5mm tall. It is 19.8mm deep and weighs 163g.

Canon 510 HS front dimensions
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Canon 510 HS In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon 510 HS has a maximum image resolution of 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Canon 510 HS's sensor megapixels of only 10.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon 510 HS of 12x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 72% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Canon 510 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 29% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 510 HS has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon 510 HS of 3.4 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 510 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Very Light

The weight of the Canon 510 HS of only 163g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon 510 HS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 510 HS has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon 510 HS supports video capability, unlike 67% of digital cameras which do not support video capability.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon 510 HS is 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon 510 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 71% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 510 HS of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon 510 HS supports custom colours. 94% of digital cameras do not support custom colours.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 510 HS features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon 510 HS features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Features Smile Detection

The Canon 510 HS features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Canon 510 HS's display diagonal of 3.2" is in the largest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Only 190 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Canon 510 HS which takes 190 battery life.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon 510 HS has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon 510 HS supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 510 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 510 HS supports direct printing, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon 510 HS features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon 510 HS's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 70% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon 510 HS has an orientation sensor. 92% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 5266b001

Barcodes:

00013803140408, 00714574580852, 04960999842714, 08714574580852, 08714574580869, 08714574580890, 08714574580906

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