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Canon Powershot SX500 IS

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Powershot SX500 IS

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Canon Powershot SX500 IS

Mini 30x ultra-zoom camera with 24mm wide lens

16 Megapixels

Intelligent IS

Large 7.5 cm (3.0") LCD

Smart Auto mode detects 32 scenes

HD movies (720p) with HDMI

Zoom Framing Assist

Fun Creative Filters

Full Manual control

Face Detection
Availability
Discontinued No Edit
Year announced 2012 Edit
Lens
Max Aperture f/3.4 - f/5.8 Edit
Lens Range 4.3mm - 129mm Edit
35mm equivalent 24mm - 720mm Edit
Optical Zoom 30x Edit
Digital Zoom 4x Edit
Image Sensor
CCD pixels 16Mp (Megapixels) Edit
Pixels (W) 4608 Edit
Pixels (H) 3456 Edit
Sensor Type CCD Edit
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch Edit
Sensor Size (width) No Data Edit
Sensor Size (height) No Data Edit
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
Edit
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3in Edit
Brightness adjust Yes Edit
Tilting screen No Edit
Live view Yes Edit
Screen resolution 461,000 dots Edit
Touch Screen No Edit
Focusing
Min Focus 0cm Edit
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
  • Manual
  • Centre
Edit
Construction
Waterproof No Edit
Waterproof Depth No Data Edit
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/1600sec Edit
Shutter speeds longest 15sec Edit
B-setting No Data Edit
Self Timer Single, Continuous, Continuous with AF, Self-Timer Edit
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
Edit
AE lock No Data Edit
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
Edit
ISO sensitivity 100 - 1600 Edit
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
Edit
Digital filter Yes Edit
Exposure Comp +/-2 Edit
Auto Exposure Bracketing No Data Edit
Viewfinder
Viewfinder field of view No Data Edit
Depth of field preview No Data Edit
Viewfinder Resolution No Data Edit
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 0.8fps Edit
Multiple exposure No Data Edit
Sound recording Yes Edit
3D shooting No Data Edit
Video
Movie mode Yes Edit
Video Resolution
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Edit
Video FPS 30 Edit
Stereo Sound Yes Edit
Optical Zoom with Video Yes Edit
Flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO100/m) No Data Edit
Flash sync speed No Data Edit
Flash modes
  • Auto
  • Fill-in
  • Red eye reduction
  • Forced
Edit
Flash sync socket
    Edit
    Flash compensation No Data Edit
    Hot Shoe No Data Edit
    Flash Range No Data Edit
    External Flash
      Edit
      Shooting Performance
      Shutter response No Data Edit
      Focus speed - Wide No Data Edit
      Focus speed - Telephoto No Data Edit
      Switch on time to first photo No Data Edit
      Shot to shot speed No Data Edit
      Shot to shot speed - flash No Data Edit
      Continuous shooting - JPEG No Data Edit
      Continuous shooting - Flash No Data Edit
      Continuous shooting - RAW No Data Edit
      Other Features
      Number of Custom Functions No Data Edit
      Dust removal No Edit
      Image Stabilisation Yes Edit
      Histogram Yes Edit
      Thumbnail / Index view Yes Edit
      Video out Yes Edit
      Slide show mode Yes Edit
      Zoom playback No Data Edit
      Projection No Edit
      GPS enabled No Edit
      Interface
      HDMI Yes Edit
      USB USB 2 Edit
      Firewire No Edit
      Platform
      • PC
      • MAC
      Edit
      Wi-Fi No Edit
      Ethernet No Edit
      NFC No Data Edit
      Bluetooth No Data Edit
      Storage
      Card Type
      • SD
      • SDHC
      • SDXC
      Edit
      File Type
      • JPG
      Edit
      Internal Memory No Data Edit
      Power Source
      Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L Edit
      CIPA Rating 195 Edit
      Box Contents
      Box Contents No Data Edit
      Dimensions
      Weight 341g Edit
      Width 104mm Edit
      Height 69.5mm Edit
      Depth 80.2mm Edit

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