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Canon ELPH 500 HS Review
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This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel
Canon ELPH 500 HS In-Depth Analysis
Based on 33,726 expert and user reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution
The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. The best image resolution of all cameras is 7680 x 5120 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.
Quite Low Megapixel
The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP. With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the ELPH 500 HS has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age.
1" Image Sensor Size
This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.
The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a fairly standard weight (185 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.
Average Optical Zoom
With an optical zoom of 4.4 times zoom factor, the ELPH 500 HS has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.
Has a Built-In Flash
The ELPH 500 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras.
Quite Large Display Diagonal
The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a quite large display diagonal (3.2 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9".
2/3"" Optical Sensor Size
This digital camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.
Supports Video Capability
The Canon ELPH 500 HS supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.
Features Contrast Adjustment
The Canon ELPH 500 HS features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.
Supports Full HD Video
The ELPH 500 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.
Has a Video Out
The ELPH 500 HS has a video out, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a video out.
Average Digital Zoom
The ELPH 500 HS has a relatively standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.
Features Multi Burst Mode
The ELPH 500 HS features multi burst mode. Most of the other cameras also feature multi burst mode.
Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time
The Canon ELPH 500 HS has one of the slower flash recharging times (10 seconds) amongst cameras of this age. The fastest flash recharging time of digital cameras is 0.0055s and the slowest is 15s.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.
Has an HDMI Port
The Canon ELPH 500 HS has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.
Supports Custom Colours
The ELPH 500 HS supports custom colours, as do most of the other cameras.
Features Saturation Adjustment
The ELPH 500 HS features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras.
Has a Touchscreen
The ELPH 500 HS has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.
Has an Audio Recorder
The ELPH 500 HS has an audio recorder. Most of the other cameras also have an audio recorder.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The ELPH 500 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.
Released Over Six Years Ago
This camera has been on the market since April 2011.
Canon ELPH 500 HS Review Sources
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|Manufacturer Part Numbers||canon elph500hssl, canon elph500hspk, canon elph500hsbr, 5131b001aa|
|Barcodes||00013803133783, 00013803133806, 00013803133813|