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Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Specs

Release Date in Philippines
ModelELPH 520 HS
DateJan 2012
Compatible memory cardsSD,SDHC,SDXC
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution (numeric)461000 pixels
Field of view100%
Built-in microphoneYes
Ports & interfaces
USB version2.0
Lens system
Optical zoom12x
Digital zoom4x
Focal length range (f-f)4 - 48 mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)28 mm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)336 mm
Minimum aperture number3.4
Maximum aperture number5.6
Combined zoom48x
Weight & dimensions
Width87.1 mm
Depth19.2 mm
Height53.9 mm
Weight135 g
Weight (including battery)155 g
ISO sensitivity100,200,400,800,1600,3200
Light exposure modesAperture priority AE,Shutter priority AE
Light exposure correction± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light meteringCentre-weighted,Spot
Picture quality
Camera typeCompact camera
Megapixel10.1 MP
Sensor typeCMOS
Maximum image resolution3648 x 2736 pixels
Image sensor size1/3"
Still image resolution(s)480 x 480,640 x 360,640 x 424,640 x 480,1200 x 1200,1600 x 1064,1600 x 1200,1920 x 1080,2112 x 2112,2736 x 2736,2816 x 1584,2816 x 1880,2816 x 2112,3648 x 2048,3648 x 2432,3648 x 2736
Image stabilizerYes
Image formats supportedJPG
Supported aspect ratios3:2,4:3,16:9
Total megapixels16.8 MP
Video recordingYes
Maximum video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
HD typeHD
Video resolutions320 x 240,640 x 480,1280 x 720
Analog signal format systemNTSC,PAL
Video formats supportedH.264,MOV
Focus adjustmentAuto
Normal focusing range (tele)1 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide)0.05 - ∞
Normal focusing range0.05 - ∞
Macro focusing range (wide)0.01 - 0.5 m
Auto Mode focusing range (tele)1 - ∞
Auto Mode focusing range (wide)0.01 - ∞
Smile detectionYes
Flash modesAuto,Flash off,Flash on,Slow synchronization
Flash range (wide)0.5 - 2.5 m
Flash range (tele)1 - 1.5 m
Flash recharging time10 s
Flash exposure compensationYes
White balanceAuto,Cloudy,Custom modes,Daylight,Fluorescent,Tungsten
Scene modesFireworks,Portrait,Self-portrait,Snow,Underwater
Photo effectsBlack&White,Neutral,Positive film,Sepia,Skin tones,Vivid
Self-timer delay20,30 s
Contrast adjustmentYes
Saturation adjustmentYes
Camera playbackMovie,Single image,Thumbnails
Custom colourYes
Image editingResizing,Rotating,Trimming
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesArabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Danish, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Camera file systemDPOF 1.1
Image quality adjustmentContrast,Saturation,Sharpness
Windows operating systems supportedYes
Mac operating systems supportedYes
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage3.5 V
Battery typeNB-9L
Fastest camera shutter speed1/4000 s
Slowest camera shutter speed15 s
Product colourRed

Reviews of Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS
Reviewed on 2012-08-09
Very compact and easy to carry, Good stills, Canon HS System, 12x optical zoom, Optical image stabilization, Very good 3-inch LCD screen rated 461K dots, Smart Auto with 58 options, 21 Scene and Effects modes, ISO range 100-3,200, Shutter speed range o......
Uses microSD media, Body has relatively sharp corners, Only 24fps video at 1080p, Spare battery a must, No video cable included, Images have soft corners, Soft in center at telephoto, Chromatic aberration at telephoto, Flash is weak, even with signific......
Other controls on the back include a Movie button that starts and stops recording, and a Menu button for changing the basic camera set-up.Catering to transferring of images and movies to a computer, the Canon 520 HS offers a USB 2.0 High Speed data connec...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-01
12x stabilised optical zoom, Very compact sylish metal body, Optical zoom while movie recording.
Poor battery life, Takes MicroSD format cards, Small buttons can be difficult to press, Reduced 2.5M resolution Burst mode.
Canon ELPH 520 HS / IXUS 500 HS review Announced in February 2012, The Canon ELPH 520 HS / IXUS 500 HS is a pocket super-zoom with a stabilised 12x optical range, 3in screen and sensor with 10.1 effective Megapixels. It's not the top of the range ELPH...
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Reviewed on 2012-05-12
One of two new ELPH models that Canon announced in January of this year (2012), the ELPH 520 HS boasts their High Sensitivity label, thanks to Canon's state of the art DIGIC 5 image processor and a 10.1 megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensor. T...
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Reviewed on 2012-04-20
Wide array of scene modes and effects, * Very good exposure and color, * 12X zoom lens in an ultracompact body,
No manual controls, * Buttons are very small, * Poor image sharpness, * Battery life is only fair, * Uses MicroSD cards for storage
Pocket-megazoom cameras have been around for a few years now, but you probably haven’t seen one as small or as simple as the Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS. In a way, it represents a new breed of basic compact camera: Rather than cramming more megapixels...
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Reviewed on 2012-04-09
12X zoom lens in an ultracompact body, Very good exposure and color, Wide array of scene modes and effects,
Battery life is only fair, No manual controls, Buttons are very small, Poor image sharpness, Uses MicroSD cards for storage,
Pocket-megazoom cameras have been around for a few years now, but you probably haven't seen one as small or as simple as the Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS ($300 as of April 7, 2012). In a way, it represents a new breed of basic compact camera: Rather tha...
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Reviewed on 2012-03-29
The Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS is a good-looking camera that's remarkably compact for its 12x zoom lens
The 520 HS' button layout takes some adjusting to, its battery life is relatively short, and its photo and movie quality are disappointing given the camera's price tag
The Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS makes a very good first impression. It's a small, attractive box with a 12x zoom neatly tucked inside and a high-resolution 3-inch LCD on back. Even with the lens fully extended it doesn't get any bigger than an ultracom...
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Reviewed on 2012-03-21
High-speed burst mode, Good-looking and super portable, Quality photos and videos, Easy to use
Poor battery life, MicroSD only, Average low light performance at best
The Canon Elph 520 HS is a slim, sleek and powerful little camera. You can think of the Elph series like the PowerShot’s offbeat, eccentric cousin: It looks and acts a little different, which makes for some awkward moments here and there, but it more t...
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Reviewed on 2012-03-06
Just the other day I was perusing Canon's Digital Compact Cameras webpage when suddenly I was submerged in a vat of relentless consternation. The company offers 25 point-and-shoot models in the sub-$350 category. In my opinion, that's far too many, and it...
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Reviewed on 2012-03-06
Very slim and compact. Stylish. Nice zoom range. Snappy responsiveness.
Tiny image sensor. Poor low-light performance. Slightly soft lens. Uses microSD memory
On the outside the Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS ($299.99 direct) is a gorgeous super-slim camera—our review unit may be the bluest piece of consumer electronics that I've ever laid eyes on. Unfortunately, it incorporates some serious compromises to ac...
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Reviewed on 2012-02-29
Very compact camera, 12x optical zoom, Full 1080p HD video recording, Excellent colour reproduction, Good range of creative modes and colour filters, Canon IXUS 500 HS
Buttons are very small, Quite expensive compared to other cameras with similar spec, Low battery life
The Canon IXUS 500 HS was released in January 2012, it has a 12x optical zoom lens packed into its incredibly tiny body. There is also a 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and full 1080p HD video recording. The IXUS 500 HS is available in red, black, blue and ...
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Reviewed on 2012-02-22
The new Canon IXUS 500 HS adds a long zoom lens to the style-conscious IXUS range of compact cameras. Also known as the ELPH 520 HS, the Canon IXUS 500 HS boasts a wide-angle 12x zoom, 10 megapixel CMOS sensor, 3 inch LCD screen and full 1080p HD movi...
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