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
  • 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
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Special Effects
    Black & White
  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight
  • 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
    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
    slow synchro
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 16.4 ft ( wide lens )
    4.6 ft - 10 ft ( tele lens )

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.6 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Additional Features
    Zoom Framing Assist

Display

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    lens cap strap

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SDHC Memory Card
  • 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

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