Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Specifications

Canon ELPH 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS (Black)

Part Number: 6169B001 Released: March 1, 2012

General

  • Depth
    0.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 8 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, slow synchro

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
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    color accent, movie digest, portrait mode, poster effect, slow shutter, smart shutter, smooth skin, snow, soft focus, stitch assist, super vivid, color swap, toy camera effect, underwater, fireworks, fisheye effect, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst, low light, miniature effect, monochrome
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Lens System

  • Type
    12 x zoom lens - 4 - 48 mm - f/3.4-5.6
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.4-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    48 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    UA lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSDXC Card
  • 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 - 240 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    MOV - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps
    MOV - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps
    MOV - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps
    MOV - 640 x 480 - 6 fps
    MOV - 640 x 480 - 3 fps
    MOV - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.8 frames per second, 6.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, Subject Detection technology, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, saturation control, Blink Detection technology, sharpness control, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Face Recognition, HS System, Motion Detection Technology, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection Auto Shutter

Connections

  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-9L
  • Details
    1 x Canon NB-9L Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon NB-9L

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot ELPH
  • Model
    520 HS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.8 frames per second, 6.8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 10 sec, 2 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, Subject Detection technology, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, saturation control, Blink Detection technology, sharpness control, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Face Recognition, HS System, Motion Detection Technology, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection Auto Shutter

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    color accent, movie digest, portrait mode, poster effect, slow shutter, smart shutter, smooth skin, snow, soft focus, stitch assist, super vivid, color swap, toy camera effect, underwater, fireworks, fisheye effect, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst, low light, miniature effect, monochrome

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.4 in
  • Height
    2.1 in
  • Weight
    4.76 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    8.5 mm ( 1/3" )
  • Total Pixels
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Features
    color control, contrast control

Camera Memory

  • Supported Memory Cards
    microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSDXC Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    8 ft

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.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    Normal, Fine
  • Image Resolution
    1200 x 1200, 3648 x 2048, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 640 x 480, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2736 x 2736, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    MOV, MOV, MOV, iFrame, MOV, MOV, MOV, MOV, MOV, MOV, MOV, MOV
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1280 x 720, 1280 x 720, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    1.5 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 6 frames per second, 6 frames per second, 1.5 frames per second, 120 frames per second, 24 frames per second, 240 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon NB-9L
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS (Black)

Part Number: 6169B001 Released: Mar 1, 2012
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