Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Specifications

Canon ELPH 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS (Blue)

Part Number: 6174B001 Released: March 1, 2012

General

  • Depth
    0.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    metal
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

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

Display

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

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
    handheld night shot, low light, movie digest, portrait mode, slow shutter, smart shutter, snow, stitch assist, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Posterization, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, 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, fluorescent light (cool white), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 8 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Miscellaneous

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

Lens System

  • 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
  • Group Qty
    12
  • Element Qty
    14
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.8 frames per second, 6.8 frames per second (2.5Mpix)
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smart AUTO, Smart Flash Exposure, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Subject Detection technology, camera orientation detection, digital tele-converter, histogram display, AE lock, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, AF lock, Blink Detection technology, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, HS System, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS)

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

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

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-9L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.7, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

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 (2.5Mpix)
  • 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
    USB 2.0
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Posterization, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smart AUTO, Smart Flash Exposure, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Subject Detection technology, camera orientation detection, digital tele-converter, histogram display, AE lock, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, AF lock, Blink Detection technology, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, HS System, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS)

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
    handheld night shot, low light, movie digest, portrait mode, slow shutter, smart shutter, snow, stitch assist, underwater

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    16800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10100000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

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

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness 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

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 ELPH 520 HS (Blue)

Part Number: 6174B001 Released: Mar 1, 2012
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