Summary Canon IXUS 500 HS

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Specifications Key specs
Help 12x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/3.4
Screen resolution
Help 461k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 24fps
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Also known as: Canon ELPH 520 HS

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The Canon IXUS 500 HS vs other recent compacts

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Size Really small Help
Ultra compact (87×54×19 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Weight Light Help
155 g


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The Canon IXUS 500 HS vs other recent compacts

Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.8 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Battery life Very short battery life Help
190 shots
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
461k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
January 2012
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Canon IXUS 500 HS
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