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The 12.1 megapixel Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS features a wide-angle lens with 4.4x optical zoom. The movie mode supports Full HD 1080p resolution video recording, while a high-speed burst mode allows photos to be taken at up to 8.2 frames per second. A touch sensitive 3.2" display enables touch-to-focus among other capabilities.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 03/2011
  • Price at launch: $299.99

Availability

  • Alias: Ixus 310 HS, Ixy 31S

Also Known As...

  • Camera type: Point-and-shoot
  • Width: 3.96 inches
  • Height: 2.18 inches
  • Depth: 0.98 inches
  • Weight: 0.41 pounds
  • Color: Silver, Pink, Brown

Hardware

  • Sensor size: 1/2.3"
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 12.1 megapixels

Sensor

  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 3200
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 1600
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 15 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 8.2 FPS

Controls

  • Size: 3.2 inches
  • Resolution: 461000 dots
  • Touch technology: Yes / Unspecified

Display

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30, Other
  • Slow motion framerate: 240 FPS

Video

  • Supported video formats: H.264

Software

  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide): 24 mm
  • Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto): 105 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 2
  • Optical zoom: 4.4 x
  • Digital zoom: 4 x
  • Combined zoom: 18 x

Lens

  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC, Other, MMC

Storage

  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes

Audio

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI mini, AV Multi

Ports

  • Model: NB-6L
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

Yes (Built-in)

Flash

AV Cable AVC-DC400ST

Bundled accessories

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