Canon IXUS 500 HS review

The slimmest compact camera to squeeze in a 12x optical zoom

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
No
Effective Camera Resolution
10.1 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
IXUS
Image Stabilization
Optical
Colour
Red
Optical Zoom
12x
Digital Zoom
4x
Brand Name
Canon
Features
Live View, Self-timer, Face Detection, Wink Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MPEG-4, QuickTime MOV
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
155 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS, WEEE, REACH, ENERGY STAR
Minimum Focus Distance
10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
3648 x 2736
Maximum Frame Rate
240 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
HDMI
Yes
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Battery Model Supported
NB-9L
Memory Card Supported
microSD Card, microSDHC Card, microSD Extended Capacity (microSDXC)
Height
53.9 mm
Width
87.1 mm
Depth
19.2 mm
Autofocus Points
1
Focal Length
4 mm to 48 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Focus Modes
Auto
Manufacturer
Canon, Inc
Product Model
500 HS
Product Name
IXUS 500 HS Compact Camera
Product Line
IXUS
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
6172B007AA
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

The IXUS 500 HS brings a big 12x zoom to a compact, stunning metal body - getting you closer, in style. With HS System, Intelligent IS and Smart Auto, shooting great images is easy, even in low light.

Battery Life
190 Shot
Package Contents
  • IXUS 500 HS Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-9L
  • Charger
Display Resolution
461000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
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