Canon 520 HS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: 520 HS 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2012-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.5 oz (155 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.4 x 2.1 x 0.8 in.
(87 x 54 x 19 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, Other),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.8
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 24p, 30p, 30p/120p, 30p/240p
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 10.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 336 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.4 - f/6.3 (W) / f/5.6 - f/9.0 (T) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 461,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/4000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot (center); *Face Detect in Face AiAF 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Movie Digest, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter, High-Speed Burst, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie  
Self Timer: 2, 10, custom seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off; FE Lock, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Red-Eye Reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 - 8.2 ft. (W), 3.3 - 4.9 ft. (T) (50 cm - 2.5 m (W), 1.0 - 1.5 m (T)) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: microSD / microSDHC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio data; Linear PCM (2 channel stereo)) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini (Type-C) HDMI 
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-9L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-9L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 190
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, HS System, DIGIC 5, Advanced Smart AUTO, Face ID, Smile Recognition, Sleeping Face Recognition, Full HD 1080p Video. Available in black, silver, red and blue. 

 


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