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Canon 510 HS

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A fully featured 10.1 megapixel 12 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 10.1MP 12x Yes Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon 510 HS Review

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Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel
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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

Canon 510 HS size in context

Canon 510 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon 510 HS has a 3648 x 2736 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Quite Low Megapixel

The Canon 510 HS has a fairly low megapixel (only 10.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Average Weight

The Canon 510 HS has a pretty standard weight (163 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Canon 510 HS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 510 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon 510 HS has one of the larger display diagonals (3.2 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Supports Video Capability

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The Canon 510 HS supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon 510 HS has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon 510 HS features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 510 HS supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon 510 HS has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon 510 HS features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon 510 HS supports custom colours. Most of the other cameras also support custom colours.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon 510 HS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

At only 0.01 meters, the Canon 510 HS has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras. The average closest focusing distance of digital cameras is 0.17m.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon 510 HS is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 510 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon 510 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 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. Across all cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm. The Canon 510 HS has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Camera Shutter Speed

With a camera shutter speed of only 0.00025 seconds, the Canon 510 HS has a very short camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras. Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.00008s and 4s.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 510 HS has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Smile Detection

The Canon 510 HS features smile detection, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon 510 HS has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 11. The Canon 510 HS has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (only 5.6) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 510 HS features brightness adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon 510 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 510 HS has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since February 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 5266b001
Barcodes 00013803140408, 00714574580852, 08714574580852, 08714574580869, 08714574580890, 08714574580906

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