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Canon ELPH 510 HS

67

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Canon ELPH 510 HS

$239.88
Canon ELPH 510 HS
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A good spec but 6 year old compact camera
Compact 12.1MP 12x Yes Sep 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with Full HD Video and Ultra Wide Angle Lens (Black)
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Used - Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with Full HD Video and Ultra Wide Angle Lens (Black)
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Canon ELPH 510 HS Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon ELPH 510 HS number 694 across all digital cameras.
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Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

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Canon ELPH 510 HS In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The ELPH 510 HS's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 79% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The ELPH 510 HS has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The ELPH 510 HS's optical zoom of 12x is in the biggest 27% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 510 HS has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The ELPH 510 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 12% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the ELPH 510 HS of 3,200 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 38% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon ELPH 510 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Canon ELPH 510 HS of 206g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 53% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon ELPH 510 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the ELPH 510 HS of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The ELPH 510 HS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than 88% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon ELPH 510 HS has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Only 170 Battery Life

The Canon ELPH 510 HS is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Canon ELPH 510 HS supports a maximum still image resolution of 1280 x 720. That's 69% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The ELPH 510 HS supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the ELPH 510 HS of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 6% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the ELPH 510 HS of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 34% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon ELPH 510 HS of 5.9 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 31% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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

Barcodes:

00013803140408, 00013803140422, 00013803140446, 00612677618039

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