Summary Canon Digital IXUS 500

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 14
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 19
Specifications Key specs
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 1.5"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 118k dots
Wide angle
Help 36 mm
Movie format
Help 480p
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Also known as: Canon IXY Digital 500, Canon PowerShot S500


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The Canon Digital IXUS 500 vs other recent compacts

Size Quite small Help
Compact (87×57×28 mm)
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


The Canon Digital IXUS 500 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
36 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.5 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
5 MP
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Weight Heavy Help
215 g
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
118k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
February 2004
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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