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Canon ELPH 500 HS PowerShot 12.1 Megapixel Digital Cameras Product Info

The Canon Power Shot ELPH 500 HS 12.1 Megapixel Camera makes it easy to capture incredible looking photos and 1080p HD video. With a 3.2" touch screen, navigating through the menu and features of the Powershot ELPH 500 is a breeze. Backed by the long-standing reputation of high quality digital cameras from Canon, you can expect nothing less than sensational digital photography from the Canon PowerShot ELPH 12.1 megapixel camera.

Canon Powershot ELPH 500 HS is fully saturated in advanced functionality for high quality image capture. With features like 4.4x optical zoom, facial detection, optical image stabilization, and 24mm wide-angle lens, the Canon ELPH 500 HS allows for incredible photography. It is just another example of why Canon Cameras are often the most popular choice.

Specifications for Canon PowerShot 12 Megapixel Camera ELPH 500:

Type: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4.4x Optical Zoom & 4x Digital & 18x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
Type: 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Total Pixels: Approx. 12.8 Megapixels
Effective Pixels: Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length: 4.3 (W) - 18.8mm (T) (35 mm film equivalent: 24 (W) - 105mm (T))
Digital Zoom: Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 18x in combination with the optical zoom)
Focusing Range: Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W); 1.3 ft (40 cm) - infinity (T) / Macro AF: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft (3-50cm) (W)
Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder: N/A
LCD Monitor: 3.2-inch TFT LCD with wide viewing angle and Touch Panel Technology
LCD Pixels: Approx. 461,000 dots
LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture: f/2.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed: 1-1/1600sec. / 15-1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Exposure Control
Sensitivity: Auto(Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.), ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200
Light Metering Method: Evaluative(Facial brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF.), Center weighted average, Spot(Fixed to center.)
Exposure Control Method: AE Lock
Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control: Auto(Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Smart Flash
Flash Range: 1.6 - 16 ft. (50cm-5.0m) (W), 1.6 - 6.6 ft. (50cm-2.0m) (T)
Recycling Time: 10 seconds or less (Battery Voltage: 3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation: N/A
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes: P, Auto(Smart Auto also available for videos), Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer), High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie(Standard, Super Slow Motion Movie, Miniature Effect for Movies (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button))
Photo Effects: My colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color(Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available)
Self Timer: Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom Shooting start time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Wireless Control: N/A
Continuous Shooting:
  • Approx. 3.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)
  • Approx. 8.2 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst)
Image Storage
Storage Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, Eye-Fi, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
File Format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
Image Recording Format: Normal, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode:
  • Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
  • Video: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels:
  • 16:9
    • 4000 x 2248 (Large), 2816 x 1584 (Medium 1), 1920 x 1080 (Medium 2), 640 x 360 (Small)
  • 3:2
    • 4000 x 2664 (Large), 2816 x 1880 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1064 (Medium 2), 640 x 424 (Small)
  • 4:3
    • 4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)
  • 1:1
    • 2992 x 2992 (Large), 2112 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1200 x 1200 (Medium 2), 480 x 480 (Small)
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File:
  • - Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
  • - Still Images: Single, Index (4-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
  • - Videos: Normal Playback(Auto settings available in 5 levels), Slow Motion(5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.), Special Playback, Editing, Resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes: Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)
  • - The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
  • - Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.
Computer Interface:
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video) mini-B compatible.
Video Out:
  • NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Mini-HDMI connector
Audio Out: Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other: Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-speed cable
Power Supply: Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used with DC Couple DR-40) Approx. 180 shots Approx. 4 hours
Power Source: Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used with DC Couple DR-40)
Shooting Capacity: Approx. 180 shots
Playback Time: Approx. 4 hours
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.96 x 2.18 x 0.98 in / 100.6 x 55.4 x 25.0mm
Weight: 6.53 oz. / 185g (including the battery and memory card)

Features of Canon Touch Screen 12 Megapixel Camera Power Shot ELPH 500:

  • Canon's HS SYSTEM with a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS and DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash and lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
  • Full 1080p HD Video for exceptional quality with stereo sound, plus a dedicated movie button for easy access. Zoom optically while shooting video and keep footage stabilized with Dynamic IS.
  • A large 3.2-inch touch panel LCD offers easy and intuitive operation.
  • A bright f/2.0 lens, 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens, great for shooting portrait photography in low light conditions or using a shallow depth-of-field for great images with beautiful soft backgrounds.
  • Get high-speed shooting in a point-and-shoot camera: High-speed Burst Mode captures 8.2fps and Super Slow Motion Movie records video at high speeds to allow slow motion playback. 4.4x Optical Zoom Lens and Optical Image Stabilizer.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations.
  • Aperture- and Shutter-priority modes for extra control of your images.
  • Movie Digest Mode records a short video clip right before shooting a still image and then combines one day's worth of clips into one video.
  • New scene modes, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome, add an artistic look to your photos.

Package Contents:

  • Canon PowerShot 12.1 Megapixels Digital Camera ELPH500HS
  • Battery Pack NB-6L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LY
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC10
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

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