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
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Size
Really small
Compact (101×55×25 mm)

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$356

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$543

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S8200

Nikon Coolpix S8200

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$180 - $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

$258

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 with 15-45mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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