An Ultra-Slim High Performer - In the twelve years since the original ELPH was instantly and universally proclaimed an icon of style, successive ELPH cameras have remained at the forefront of design even while boasting the very latest in digital technology. Now, opening a new era of ELPH design, the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS digital camera is both homage to the original ELPH and astonishing synthesis of Canon's leadership in technical advancements. A mere 0.76 inches thick, it is the world's thinnest 12x zoom camera*. Canon's pursuit of perfection has driven the development of new miniaturization including a new lens and new 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor that, powered by Canon's DIGIC 5 Image Processor, create images as breathtakingly beautiful as the camera itself. It's also packed with the latest Canon technologies including Smart AUTO with new Face ID and Full HD Video. Brimming with a full range of advanced technologies that automatically optimize the image quality of every shot, the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS digital camera makes the ultimate style icon incredibly effortless.
Incredibly Thin Design - Canon's unwavering commitment to equipping an ultra-thin, clean-profiled ELPH with 12x zooming power required a redesign of the lens, sensor and other technologies. This pursuit of perfection paid off, creating the world's thinnest camera with a 12x zoom. At an astonishingly thin 0.76 inches, it is significantly slimmer than competitors' 12x zoom models.
12x Optical Zoom and 28mm Wide-Angle Lens - Newly designed to custom-fit the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS digital camera's incredibly thin profile, the camera's 12x Optical Zoom and 28mm Wide-Angle Lens is a marvel of optical technology. The Wide-Angle lens gives you more to work with in every shot, adding depth, perspective and grandeur as called for. Landscapes, city scenes, family shots and more all benefit from the extra width. With a 12x Optical Zoom, no shot is beyond your reach. You'll love the flexibility it gives you when shooting: from a single vantage point you can capture an unlimited number of different images simply by zooming in and out. It also incorporates the latest in Canon UA lens technology, suppressing lens aberration for outstanding image quality throughout the entire zoom range. The camera's sensor was specifically designed for this lens, so even at the long end of the zoom images are bright and clear.
UA Lens Technology - Pioneered by Canon, UA Lens technology makes possible compact lenses with remarkable optical performance. By using molded glass with an ultra-high refractive index in aspherical lens elements, Canon has succeeded in reducing lens size while significantly reducing image aberrations. Another stellar example of cutting-edge Canon optics, UA Lens technology helps make PowerShot digital cameras pocket-friendly and capable of astounding image quality.
Image Capture Device
Type - 10.1 Megapixel, 1/3-inch CMOSTotal Pixels - Approx. 16.8 MegapixelsEffective Pixels - Approx. 10.1 Megapixels
Focal Length - 4.0 (W) - 48.0mm (T) (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 336mm (T))Digital Zoom - 4xFocusing Range - Auto: 0.4 in. (1cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (T) Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (T) Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W)Autofocus System - TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder - N/ALCD Monitor - 3.0-inch TFT Color with wide-viewing angleLCD Pixels - Approx. 461,000 dotsLCD Coverage - Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture - f/3.4 (W)-f/5.6 (T)Shutter Speed - 1-1/4000 sec., 15-1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Sensitivity - Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200Light Metering Method - Evaluative, Center weighted average, SpotExposure Control Method - AE LockExposure Compensation - +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash - Auto, On, Slow Synchro, OffFlash Range - 1.6 - 8.2 ft. (W), 3.3 - 4.9 ft. (T) (50 cm - 2.5 m (W), 1.0 - 1.5 m (T))Recycling Time - 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.5 V)Flash Exposure Compensation - N/A
Shooting Modes - Auto, P, 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 MoviePhoto Effects - My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom ColorSelf Timer - Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/customWireless Control - N/AContinuous Shooting - [Normal] Approx. 2.8 shots/sec. (in P Mode) Approx. 6.8 shots/sec. (in High-Speed Burst mode)- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically - Differs according to zoom position
Storage Media - microSD Memory Card, microSDHC Memory Card, microSDXC Memory CardFile Format - Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliantImage Recording Format - Normal, FineJPEG Compression Mode - Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG), Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio data; Linear PCM (2 channel stereo))Number of Recording Pixels - Still Images: [16:9] Large: 3648 x 2048, Medium 1: 2816 x 1584, Medium 2: 1920 x 1080, Small: 640 x 360[3:2] Large: 3648 x 2432, Medium 1: 2816 x 1880, Medium 2: 1600 x 1064, Small: 640 x 424[4:3] Large: 3648 x 2736, Medium 1: 2816 x 2112, Medium 2: 1600 x 1200, Small: 640 x 480[1:1] Large: 2736 x 2736, Medium 1: 2112 x 2112, Medium 2: 1200 x 1200, Small: 480 x 480Movies: [iFrame Movie] 1280 x 720 (30 fps*1)[Super Slow Motion Movie] 640 x 480*2, 320 x 240*3[Miniature Effect] 1280 x 720*4, 640 x 480*4[Other than the above] 1920 x 1080 (24 fps*5), 1280 x 720 (30 fps*1), 640 x 480 (30 fps*1)*1 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps. *2 Shooting: 120 fps., Playback: 30 fps*1 *3 Shooting: 240 fps., Playback: 30 fps*1 *4 Shooting: 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps Playback: 30 fps*1 *5 Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps
Playback Modes File- Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)- Still Images: Single, Index (4-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning- Videos: Normal Playback*, Slow Motion**, Special Playback, Editing, Resume*Auto settings available in 5 levels ** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.Back to TopErasing Specifications
Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)- The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).- Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.
Video Out - NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video), Mini-HDMI connectorAudio Out - Stereo (dedicated connector (female) unified type of digital, audio, and video)Other - Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; miniSD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-speed cablePower Source - 1) Rechargeable lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-9L 2) Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC70Shooting Capacity - Approx. 190 shotsPlayback Time - Approx. 4 hours
Operating Temperature - 32-104?F/0-40?COperating Humidity - 10-90%Dimensions (W x H x D) - 3.43 x 2.12 x 0.76 in / 87.1 x 53.9 x 19.2mmWeight - Approx. 5.47 oz. (155g) (Including the battery and memory card) Approx. 4.76 oz. (135g) (Camera only)
30 display languages provided - English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, Hindi, Malaysian, Indonesian and Vietnamese.
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great, sleek, fast
from Long Island, New York
About Me Casual Photographer
Comments about Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Red 10.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera 12x Optical Zoom:
Takes beautiful pics. Easy to hold and use.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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