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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name PowerShot SX500 IS
Date announced 2012-08-21
MSRP $329
Street price N/A
Official site PowerShot SX500 IS Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CCD)
Max still resolution 4608 x 3456 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 30X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
24mm - 720mm
Max aperture F3.4 - F5.9
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 (0 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
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, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, focus
ISO range 100/200/400/800/1600
RAW/TIFF support No
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1280 x 720
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC 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)
195 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.1 x 2.7 x 3.2 in (104.1 x 68.6 x 81.3 mm)
Weight (empty) 11.2 oz (318 g)
 
Included software Canon Digital Camera Solution
 
Misc. notes
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