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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

$219.95
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
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A bargain price and good spec compact camera
Compact 10.1MP 12x Yes Mar 2012
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Used - Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS 10.1 MP Wi-Fi Enabled CMOS Digital Camera with 12x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle Lens with 1080p Full HD Video and 3.2-Inch Touch Panel LCD (White) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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Refurbished - Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS 20.2 MP digital camera with 12x Optical Zoom (25–300mm), Built in NFC and WiFi, 1080P full HD video and 3.0 inch LCD (Certified Refurbished)
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS Review

With very good features and representing value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS number 477 across all digital cameras.
77
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital 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 3648 x 2048 pixels image resolution

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS Video Reviews

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 85% of cameras, it has mediocre features and at $219.95 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The PowerShot ELPH 530 HS's sensor megapixels of only 10.1MP is lower than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 3648 X 2048 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the PowerShot ELPH 530 HS is 3648 x 2048 pixels. That's 53% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS's optical zoom of 12x is bigger than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This 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 PowerShot ELPH 530 HS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS of 3.4 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 29% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is in the slowest 12% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Light

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS's weight of only 142g is lighter than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot ELPH 530 HS of 28mm is in the longest 5% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The PowerShot ELPH 530 HS features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot ELPH 530 HS's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 29% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging time of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot ELPH 530 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Only 190 Battery Life

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the PowerShot ELPH 530 HS of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 37% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS features multi burst mode. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the PowerShot ELPH 530 HS is 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Supports Custom Colours

The PowerShot ELPH 530 HS supports custom colours, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PowerShot ELPH 530 HS has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershot elph350cr, canon 6160b001, canon 6163b001, canon 1080p

Barcodes:

00013803146394, 00013803146400, 00138031464000, 00569908496549, 06936789054368

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