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Canon ELPH 500 HS
Canon ELPH 500 HS
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Canon ELPH 500 HS Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.1MP 4.4x Apr 2011
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Canon has excellent camera reviews
Supports video recording
Very large display diagonal

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Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The ELPH 500 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The ELPH 500 HS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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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 digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Other

Released Over Six Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Display

Very Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera is 2.6", and the display diagonals range from 1" to 3.5". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the ELPH 500 HS's display diagonal is one of the largest amongst cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a pretty typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 4.4 times zoom factor, the ELPH 500 HS has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon ELPH 500 HS supports video capability. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The ELPH 500 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Has an Audio Recorder

The ELPH 500 HS has an audio recorder, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Has a Video Out

The ELPH 500 HS has a video out. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years do not have a video out.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon ELPH 500 HS has an HDMI port, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 500 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Only 640 X 360 Still Image Resolution

The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera has a 640 x 360 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 384 x 480 still image resolution(s). The still image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Canon ELPH 500 HS has a fairly average weight (185 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Camera

Has a Custom Colour

The ELPH 500 HS has a custom colour. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a custom colour.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The ELPH 500 HS features multi burst mode, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The ELPH 500 HS features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon ELPH 500 HS features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Features Histogram

The Canon ELPH 500 HS features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also feature histogram.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon ELPH 500 HS supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also support PictBridge.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The ELPH 500 HS has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in microphone.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the ELPH 500 HS is more than most cameras of this type and age. This Canon digital camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon elph500hssl, canon elph500hspk, canon elph500hsbr, 5131b001aa
Barcodes 00013803133783, 00013803133806, 00013803133813
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