PowerShot S500 bumps up the resolution to 5 megapixels--providing richer details and improved clarity. Elegantly designed and super compact, the S500 has a protective stainless steel shell with a celabrite finish, which mixes metals and ceramics to produce a tough cool-toned exterior that is visually stunning. It also features a 3x optical zoom, high-resolution video capture, and Canon's new Print/Share button, which helps you quickly connect directly to a printer or send an image via e-mail.
Features: The First 5 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x optical and 4x digital zoom (12x combined zoom) Sleek, ultra-compact metal body for the ultimate in style and durability Exclusive Canon "DiG!C" imaging processor and iSAPS technology for superior image quality and faster processing speed Direct downloads and printing made easy with the new Print/Share button Full range of print features including ID Photo Print and Movie Print Print direct to any Canon Direct Printer or any Pictbridge enabled printer
Specifications: Image capture device: 5.0 MP 1/1.8" CCD Resolution (recording pixels): 640 x 480 pixels (Small), 1600 x 1200 (Med Low), 2048 x 1536 (Med High), 2592 x 1944 (Large); 640 x 480, 320 x 240 or 160 x 120 (Movie) ISO sensitivity: Auto, or User Set ISO 50, 100, 200, 400 Image quality modes (JPEG): Normal, Fine, Superfine File format: Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF Ver. 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format) Image recording format: Still Image: JPEG or RAW; Movie: AVI. Exif 2.2 compliant Recording media: CompactFlash (CF) Card, Type I Shooting modes: Auto, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movie, Continuous (Approx. 2.2 fps) Photo effects: Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpness, Sepia, B/W Playback modes: Single, Index (9 Thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2x~10x) or Slide Show, Movie Erase mode: Single Images, All Images Interfaces: USB; AV Output (NTSC/PAL Selectable, monaural audio) & CF Card slot (Complied w/ Type I Standard), Direct Connection to Canon Direct Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible Printers Lens: 7.4-22.2mm, f/2.8-4.9 zoom lens (equiv. to 36-108mm in 35mm format) Shutter speed: 15-1/2000 sec. slow shutter of 1.3 sec. and more operates w/ noise reduction Focus range: Normal AF: 18 in. (46cm)~infinity; Macro AF: 2~18 in. (5~46cm) (WIDE), 12~18 in. (30~46cm) (TELE) Light metering method: Evaluative Metering, Center-weighted average metering or Spot metering Exposure control: Program AE; AE Lock is available Compensation: +/-2.0 EV in 1/3 step increments White balance control: TTL Auto White Balance, Preset White Balance (Avail. settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent or Fluorescent H), & Custom White Balance Optical viewfinder: Real-image optical zoom viewfinder LCD: 1.5" low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD Power: Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NB-1LH) or AC Adapter Kit ACK500, Car Battery Carger CBC-NB1 Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.4" x 2.2" x 1.1"/87.0 x 57.0 x 27.8mm Weight: Approx. 6.5 oz./185g (camera body only)
PowerShot S500 digital camera
32 MB CompactFlash memory card
rechargeable lithium-ion battery (NB-1LH)
battery charger (CB-2LS)
USB and A/V cables
software CD-ROM includes ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Mac), PhotoStitch, ,ArcSoft PhotoStudio and VideoImpression.
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