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Canon ELPH 510 HS
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Canon ELPH 510 HS

A multi award winning and fully featured 12.1 megapixel 12 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 12.1MP 12x Yes Sep 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon ELPH 510 HS Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Canon ELPH 510 HS as follows for Summary.
92
184 Reviews + 3 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 92%, based on 184 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 2017.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite low megapixel
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

Canon ELPH 510 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 33,726 user and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

The ELPH 510 HS has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel of digital cameras is 0.3MP and the highest is 80MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon ELPH 510 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. Across all cameras the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 206 grams, the ELPH 510 HS has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the ELPH 510 HS has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The ELPH 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

At 3.2 inches, the Canon ELPH 510 HS has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This 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

video capability

The Canon ELPH 510 HS supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 510 HS has an image stabilizer, 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 the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The ELPH 510 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 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 cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon camera also 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 digital cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Has an HDMI Port

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

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The ELPH 510 HS is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon ELPH 510 HS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Canon ELPH 510 HS has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Canon ELPH 510 HS has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This camera has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). Across all cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since September 2011.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershotelph510hs, canon 5685b001, canon 5688b001, canon 5266b001

Barcodes:

00013803140408, 00013803140422, 00013803140446, 00612677618039

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