Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS / ELPH 520 HS Light Field Camera


What does the 52% ReviewGist Score mean?

Going by the low ReviewGist score of 52% that Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS / ELPH 520 HS has received, you are advised to buy with caution. This is because even though the Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS / ELPH 520 HS has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 11 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include stars), stars), stars) and stars).
  • Released 2 years 11 months ago (Feb 2012) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type Ultra-Compact,Standard Point and Shoot
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Optical Zoom 12.0 x
Resolution 10.1 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 3.0 in.
HD Recording Format 1080p (HDTV)
Digital Zoom 4.0 x
Focal Length 4 - 48 mm
Focus Type Autofocus
Interchangeable Lens Not Interchangeable Lens
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 10.1 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 3648 x 2736
Image Sensor Size 6.0 mm
Video Format H.264
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Video Speed 30.0 fps
Exposure Control
Frames Per Second 2.8 Frames
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/4000 sec.
White Balance Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom. Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto. White Balance Compensation in Underwater mode.
Min. ISO Speed 100.0
Max. ISO Speed 3200.0
Compression Type JPEG
Memory Type microSD Card, Micro SDHC, SDXC Card
Flash Functions Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Flash Type Built-In
ISO Speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.0 in.
Touchscreen Panel Not Touchscreen Panel
Interface Type USB 2.0, HDMI
Power Supply
Battery Life 190.0 Images
Battery Type Li-ion Battery NB-9L
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone
Built-in Speaker Built-in Speaker
Depth 0.75 in.
Height 2.13 in.
Weight 0.34 lb.
Width 3.43 in.
Exterior Color Black, Silver, Red, Blue
Family Line Canon IXUS
Included Accessories Soft Leather Case DCC-65, IXUS Metal or Leather Strap
MPN 6171B001
Product ID 120900936
Waterproof Not Waterproof
DLNA Certified DLNA Certified
System Requirements
Operating System Windows 7 SP1, Vista SP2, XP SP3 Mac OS X v10.6 �¢?? 10.7
ReviewGist ID 68493,120900936

Manufacturer Description

10.1 Megapixel, Light Field Camera Camera, 3 in. LCD Screen, 12x Optical Zoom, Weight: 0.34 lb. (0.15 kg)
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