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Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name PowerShot ELPH 500 HS
Date announced 2011-02-07
MSRP $299
Street price $217  See all prices
Official site PowerShot ELPH 500 HS Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CMOS)
Max still resolution 4000 x 3000 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 4.4X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
24mm - 105mm
Max aperture F2.0 - F5.8
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes (3 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.2"
LCD resolution 461,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600/3200
RAW/TIFF support No
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used NB-6L (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
180 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.0 x 2.2 x 1.0 in (101.6 x 55.9 x 25.4 mm)
Weight (empty) 5.8 oz (165 g)
 
Included software Canon Digital Camera Solution
 
Misc. notes Has a touchscreen LCD and a high sensitivity CMOS sensor. Comes in silver, pink, and brown. Known as the IXUS 310 HS in some countries.
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