Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS Specs

Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS (Pink)

Part Number: 5131B001AA Released: 6 February 2011

General

  • Depth
    2.5 cm
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    stainless steel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    0 °C
  • Max Operating Temperature
    40 °C

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    0.5 m - 5 m
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

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
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, foliage, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst, kids & pets, low light, movie digest, portrait mode, snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Posterization, Sepia, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

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

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 4.4x zoom - 4.3 - 18.8 mm - f/2.0-5.8
  • Optical Zoom
    4.4 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.0-5.8
  • Min Focal Length
    4.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    18.8 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    5 cm
  • Macro Focus Range
    3-50cm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    6
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Colour
    pink
  • Colour Category
    pink
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory 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 - 30 fps
    MOV - 320 x 240 - 240 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Smile Detection technology, camera orientation detection, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, HS System, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smart Flash Exposure, Smile Detection Auto Shutter

Digital Camera

  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Battery

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

Header

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

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3.4 frames per second, 8.2 frames per second (3MP)
  • 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
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Posterization, Sepia, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabiliser
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, Smile Detection technology, camera orientation detection, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, HS System, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smart Flash Exposure, Smile Detection Auto Shutter

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, fireworks, foliage, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst, kids & pets, low light, movie digest, portrait mode, snow

Optical System

  • Image Stabiliser
    optical

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm (1/2.3")
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3.2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    8 cm
  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    10.1 cm
  • Depth
    2.5 cm
  • Height
    5.6 cm
  • Weight
    185 g

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS (Pink)

Part Number: 5131B001AA Released: 6 Feb 2011

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