Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

The PowerShot SX500 IS is a point-and-shoot camera from Canon that utilizes a DiGiC 4 processor, 30x optical zoom lens, and a 3-inch rear LCD screen to capture up to 16-megapixel images or 720p video.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: September 2012
  • Price at launch: $329.99

Basic Specs

Camera type Point-and-shoot
Sensor size 1/2.3"
Sensor type CCD
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Camera type Point-and-shoot
Width 4.09 inches
Height 2.74 inches
Depth 3.16 inches
Weight .75 pounds
Color Black
Internal image stabilization Yes
Sensor
Sensor size 1/2.3"
Sensor type CCD
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 100
Maximum ISO 1600
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 1600
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 15 seconds
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 461000 dots
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 720p
Standard framerate(s) 25
Software
Supported video formats H.264
Lens
Focal length (wide) 4.3 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 129 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide) 24 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 720 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 3.4
Optical zoom 30 x
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) USB
Battery
Model NB-6L
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Built-in)
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