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Brown Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HSThe ELPH 500 HS camera lifts your still pictures and videos images to a higher new level of excellence - automatically. The camera's enhance Smart AUTO system uncover a wealth of details about the subject in your photo shoot, then automatically chooses the most favorable settings for you. At once there's an extended selection of 32 shooting settings, the Elph 500 takes care of a wide diversity of circumstances, allowing you to pay attention to composing your image and encapsulate the instant you're looking to find. From landscapes to portraits to action subjects, the ELPH 500 camera has got your back.


12.1MP CMOS Sensor 4.4x Optical Zoom 24-105.6mm Lens
Bright F/2.0 24mm Wide-Angle
Optical Image Stabilizer
Large 3.2" LCD W/Touch Panel Controls
Full 1080p HD Video W/Stereo Sound
Hi-Speed Burst Shooting at Up to 8.2fps
Slow Motion Movie Mode
Aperture- & Shutter-Priority Modes
Smart AUTO Has 32 Scene Modes  

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Price US: $299.99
UK: 299
EU: 299
Sensor 1/2.3" type back-illuminated CMOS
12.1 million effective pixels
Image sizes 4:3
4000 x 3000
2816 x 2112
1600 x 1200
640 x 480

4000 x 2248
2816 x 1584
1920 x 1080
640 x 360

4000 x 2664
2816 x 1880
1600 x 1064
640 x 424

2992 x 2992
2112 x 2112
1200 x 1200
480 x 480
Movie clips 1920 x 1080 @ 24 fps HD
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps HD
640 x 480 @ 30 fps
320 x 240 @ 30 fps
Super Slow Motion Movie (L) 120fps, (M) 240fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps
iFrame Movie (HD)>
Maximum clip length Full HD & HD : Up to 4 GB or 10 min
L and M : Up to 4 GB or 1 hour
Super Slow Motion Movie 30 sec.
File formats Still: JPEG (Exif v2.3)
Movie: MOV [H.264 + Linear PCM (stereo) ]
Lens 24-105mm (35mm equiv)
f = 4.3 - 18.8 mm
4.4x optical zoom
7 elements in 6 groups (2 double-sided aspherical lenses (including 1 UA lens), and 1 single sided aspherical lens)
Image stabilization Yes (Lens-Shift)
Dynamic IS (in Movie)
Digital zoom up to 4x
Focus Auto focus :TTL
- Face Detection / 9-point AiAF
- 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF modes Single
Servo AF/AE
AF lock Yes (on/off selectable)
AF assist lamp Yes
Focus distance Closest focus distance 3 cm
Metering Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame)
Center-weighted average
Spot (center)
ISO sensitivity Auto
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 400
ISO 800
ISO 1600
ISO 3200
AE lock Yes
Exposure compensation +/- 2EV in 1/3 stop increments
Shutter speed Auto (1 - 1/1600 sec)
15-1/1600 sec
Modes Auto
Program AE
Aperture Priority AE
Shutter Priority AE
Scene modes Movie Digest
Kids & Pets,
Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer)
High-speed Burst (3.0MP)
Best Image Selection (3.0MP)
Handheld Night Scene
Low Light (3.0MP)
Fish-eye Effect
Miniature Effect
Toy Camera Effect
Creative Light Effect
Super Vivid
Poster Effect
Color Accent
Color Swap
White balance Auto (including Face Detection WB)
Fluorescent H
Self timer 2 or 10 sec
Continuous shooting Approx. 3.4 shots/sec
High-speed Burst (3.0)MP
Approx. 8.2 shots/sec
Image parameters My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Flash Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Slow Sync, Red-eye reduction
Slow Sync Speed : Fastest speed 1/1600 sec
Face Detection FE compensation
Flash exposure lock
50 cm 5.0 m (W) / 50 cm 2.0 m (T)
LCD monitor 3.2 inch PureColor II G Touch (TFT)
461,000 pixels
100% coverage
Connectivity USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
HDMI mini connector
AV out (PAL / NTSC switchable)
Print compliance PictBridge
Storage SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus
Power Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L
Weight (inc. batt) 185 g
Dimensions 101 x 55 x 25 mm


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