Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Part Number: CNETSX50IS (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.0 Megapixel, 16.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    16,600,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    30 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Posterization, Sepia, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Positive Film
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), 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
    30 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 129 mm - f/3.4-5.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 - 720mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 16.4 ft ( wide lens )
    4.6 ft - 10 ft ( tele lens ), 1.6 ft - 16.4 ft ( wide lens )
    4.6 ft - 10 ft ( tele lens )

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.5 frames per second, 0.6 frames per second, 0.8 frames per second, 2.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    720p HD movie recording, Subject Detection technology, Zoom Framing Assist, audio recording, camera orientation detection, contrast control, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, direct print, face detection, AE lock, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, DPOF support, Exif Print support, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control, PictBridge support, Smart AUTO

Display

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon ImageBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, lens cap, lens cap strap, neck strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-6L, Canon NB-6L
  • Details
    1 x Canon NB-6L Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Canon NB-6L Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 195 shots
    Playback - 4 hours

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4608 x 3456
    JPEG 4608 x 3072
    JPEG 4608 x 2592
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 3264 x 2176
    JPEG 3264 x 1832
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 3456 x 3456
    JPEG 2448 x 2448
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 2.5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.25 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect, H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 2.5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.25 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.1 in
  • Depth
    3.2 in
  • Height
    2.7 in
  • Weight
    11.2 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

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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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

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