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: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: 520 HS
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price: $155.24
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
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
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
Built-in 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
Miscellaneous
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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