Canon 530 HS review: Small 12x zoom camera adds touchscreen and WiFi


posted Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9:27 PM EDT

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS digital camera. Copyright © 2012, The Imaging Resource. All rights reserved.

All the charm of an ELPH accompanies the Canon 530HS, with its box and circle design, but the surprise is the 12x zoom this diminutive digital camera conceals. Canon did a little sensor trick to make this possible, one that unfortunately affects image quality. Closely related to the 520HS, the 530HS adds a touchscreen and WiFi capability. Click here to see whether these two additions improve or detract from the Canon 530 HS!