Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Part Number: CNETSX50IS (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.1 in
  • Depth
    3.2 in
  • Height
    2.7 in
  • Weight
    11.22 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    16600000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection Detalis
    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

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, lens cap, lens cap strap, neck strap

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%

Camera Flash

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

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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.4-5.8
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    0 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    30 x

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

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
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, face detection, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, saturation control, AE lock, sharpness control, AF lock, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control, Smart AUTO, Subject Detection technology, Zoom Framing Assist, audio recording

Connections

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Battery

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

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

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

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Part Number: CNETSX50IS

MSRP: $329.99

See manufacturer website for availability.