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Canon Powershot SX500 IS Sample Photos

Canon Powershot SX500 IS Sample Photos - Sample photos from the new Canon Powershot SX500 IS - the new 30x optical zoom camera from Canon.

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Canon Powershot SX500 IS in Compact Cameras

Canon Powershot SX500 IS

The Canon Powershot SX500 IS is a new 30x optical zoom lens camera from Canon, and is much more compact that previous models such as the Canon Powershot SX40 IS. It features a 16 megapixel sensor as well as a 60x "ZoomPlus" mode. Sample photos can be viewed below, simply click the thumbnail to view a larger version, or click "High Res" to view the full size original sample photos.

Canon Powershot SX500 IS

Canon Powershot SX500 IS Sample Photos

Canon Powershot SX500 IS Lens test images

Canon Powershot SX500 IS Specifications

Max Aperturef/3.4 - f/5.8
35mm equivalent24mm - 720mm
Optical Zoom30x
Image Sensor
Pixels16Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4608
Pixels (H)3456
Sensor TypeCCD
Sensor Size1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (width)No Data
Sensor Size (height)No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution461,000 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Min Focus0cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
  • Manual
  • Centre
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/1600sec
Shutter speeds longest15sec
Bulb modeNo Data
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 1600
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
Exposure Comp+/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting0.8fps
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1280x720 HD 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS30
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L
Battery Life (CIPA rating)195shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsNo Data

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drdroad 5 3 United States
5 Sep 2012 2:38PM
Still no RAW! This eliminates most serious users. What is Canon thinking.

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