Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS vs Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 520 HS
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Really small
Size
Ultra compact (87×54×19 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Light-weight
Weight
155 g
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 500 HS.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 520 HS.

competitors

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $649 body only

$355 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SD1000

Canon PowerShot SD1000

Ultra compact

$319

Aperture Wider aperture
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$199

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$267 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$209

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Much narrower aperture

discussion

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