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Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS Digital Camera

12.1MP 12x CMOS Sep 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The Luxury Of Elegant Power.Are you looking for a compact digital camera that exudes style and class yet doesn't compromise on performance Then the ultra-slim PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is for you. Its... More
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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is 2.8". At 3.2 inches, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of this type and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS which do not support video capability, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS supports video capability.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS also have an image stabilizer.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS range from 3x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has one of the bigger optical zooms (12 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

The least total megapixels of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is 10MP and the most is 48MP. When compared to other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS, the total megapixels of the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS of 28 megapixels is one of the most.

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Has Five White Balances

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash" and "Manual" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. The photo effectss "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 336 millimeters, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has one of the longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 18mm, the longest is 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon digital camera also support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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MOV Video Formats Supported

This camera supports a MOV video formats supported, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS the display resolution (numeric)s range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels. The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (461,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has one of the lower megapixels amongst compact cameras of this age. The average megapixel of compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is 14MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is not 3D. Most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras of this spec and age do not have a GPS (satellite). The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS are not waterproof. The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the weights range from 20g to 840g. With a weight of 206 grams, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is quite heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution(s)

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has a 1280 x 720 still image resolution(s), whereas most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). The still image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS. The flash modes "Manual" is also featured on this digital camera.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 5.6, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age. The maximum aperture numbers of cameras that have been on the market for more than two years range from 1.8 to 87.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is more than most cameras of this age and type. This Canon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Heavy

Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the weights range from 0.097kg to 180kg. At 0.206 kilograms, the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 510 HS.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

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

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot ELPH 510 HS has a better sensor type than most cameras of this spec and age. This Canon camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
Connection to PC
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 5685b001, canon 5688b001, canon 5266b001, canon powershotelph510, canon powershotelph510h, canon powershotelph510hs
Barcodes 00013803140408, 00013803140422, 00013803140446, 00612677618039
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