Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS 12 Megapixel Digital Camera - Specifications

Canon PowerShot Elph 500 HS (Brown)

Part Number: 5130B001AA Released: February 6, 2011

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    brown
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12,800,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    4.4 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, snow, fireworks, foliage, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst, kids & pets, low light, movie digest, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Posterization, Sepia, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Type
    4.4 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 18.8 mm - f/2.0-5.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 - 105mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    2 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    6 groups / 7 elements
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 16.4 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3.4 frames per second, 8.2 frames per second (3Mpix)
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, Smart Flash Exposure, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, camera orientation detection, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, safety zoom, AE lock, display brightness control, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, touch-screen control, touch-screen control, AF lock, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, HS System, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology

Display

  • Resolution
    461,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap
  • Body Material
    stainless steel

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-6L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480
  • Video Capture
    MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    MOV - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    MOV - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    MOV - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    MOV - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    MOV - 320 x 240 - 240 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4 in
  • Depth
    1 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    6.5 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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