Summary Canon A520

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 14
Specifications Key specs
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 115k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 15fps
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Canon PowerShot A520Canon PowerShot A520


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The Canon A520 vs other recent compacts

Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


The Canon A520 vs other recent compacts

Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 15fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
115k dots
Size Slightly large Help
Compact (91×64×38 mm)
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.9 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
3.9 MP
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
February 2005
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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