Twenty-five people who bought it agreed that it was good looking. Newegg.com said “The glass is super sexy”. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “The Canon IXUS 510 HS is a stylish ultra compact camera with a huge 12x optical zoom lens, image stabilisation” in their review of the Canon 510 HS. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote “The new Canon IXUS 510 HS is a stylish and well-appointed compact camera”.
Six customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was well designed. Three years ago Newegg.com mentioned “The design”. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their Canon 510 HS review “However the overall design is less appealing” and scored this digital camera 6 stars. Five years ago expert review site Cnet.com.au wrote “Its boxy design somehow magically hides a 12x optical zoom, which” in their review of this digital camera.
Two people who bought this digital camera considered that it was smooth. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote “It retails for a smooth $349 and currently it's king of the ELPH mountain”. Reviewed.com also said “The Canon Powershot ELPH 530 HS (also known as the IXUS 510 HS outside of North America) is a brick-shaped, WiFi-enabled, touchscreen-equipped travel zoom, retailing for a smooth $349” in their review.
One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was retro. Cnet.com.au rated it 6 stars and wrote on expert review site CNET.com.au “The camera's internals are far from retro”.