Canon ELPH 500 HS Silver Powershot 12.1 Megapixel Digital Camera - ELPH500HSSL
Simply Touch and Go! Experience an even more intuitive touch panel technology
with the PowerShot ELPH 500 HS digital camera. Do almost everything right on
the LCD - like choosing an AF point, set exposure settings and record videos
- all with the touch of one finger. The PowerShot ELPH 500 HS brings the art
of photography at your command. It's packed with great Canon essentials like
an f/2.0 lens, the HS SYSTEM, 1080p Full HD video and 24mm Wide-Angle Lens so
every moment is captured in pure Canon brilliance.
Experience the Power. The Canon HS SYSTEM takes the frustration out
of low light shooting. The system delivers clear, blur-free shots with all the
ambiance intact, and frees you from the sometimes unwanted effects of using
the flash. Beautiful low light shots are possible at both low and high ISO speeds,
and the dynamic range is expanded to retain maximum detail in highlight and
The system is the result of two technologies brought together in a compact
PowerShot. The first is the 12.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, which positions the
light-receiving surface for optimal light reception. More light means clearer,
blur-free images with plenty of detail and nuance, even in dark areas. Working
together with the CMOS sensor to deliver the HS SYSTEM is Canon's advanced DIGIC
4 Image Processor, which actively reduces noise and delivers high speed image
- Canon's HS SYSTEM with a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS and DIGIC 4 Image Processor
improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash and
lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
- Full 1080p HD Video for exceptional quality with stereo sound, plus a dedicated
movie button for easy access. Zoom optically while shooting video and keep
footage stabilized with Dynamic IS.
- A large 3.2-inch touch panel LCD offers easy and intuitive operation.
- A bright f/2.0 lens, 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens, great for shooting portrait
photography in low light conditions or using a shallow depth-of-field for
great images with beautiful soft backgrounds.
- Get high-speed shooting in a point-and-shoot camera: High-speed Burst Mode
captures 8.2fps and Super Slow Motion Movie records video at high speeds to
allow slow motion playback.
- 4.4x Optical Zoom Lens and Optical Image Stabilizer.
- Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based
on 32 predefined shooting situations.
- Aperture- and Shutter-priority modes for extra control of your images.
- Movie Digest Mode records a short video clip right before shooting a still
image and then combines one day's worth of clips into one video.
- New scene modes, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome, add an artistic look
to your photos.
- Type Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4.4x Optical Zoom
& 4x Digital & 18x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer
- Type 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
- Total Pixels Approx. 12.8 Megapixels
- Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
- Focal Length 4.3 (W) - 18.8mm (T) (35 mm film equivalent: 24 (W) - 105mm
- Digital Zoom Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 18x in combination with the optical
- Focusing Range Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W); 1.3 ft (40 cm) -
infinity (T) Macro AF: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft (3-50cm) (W)
- Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
- LCD Monitor 3.2-inch TFT
- LCD with wide viewing angle and Touch Panel Technology
- LCD Pixels Approx. 461,000 dots
- LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
- Maximum Aperture f/2.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
- Shutter Speed 1-1/1600sec. 15-1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
- Sensitivity Auto*, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200 *Camera automatically sets
the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.
- Light Metering Method Evaluative*, Center weighted average, Spot** * Facial
brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF. ** Fixed to center.
- Exposure Control Method AE Lock
- Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
- White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent
H, Custom * Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF
- Built-in Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On,
Flash Off; FE Lock, Smart Flash
- Flash Range 1.6 - 16 ft. (50cm-5.0m) (W), 1.6 - 6.6 ft. (50cm-2.0m) (T)
* Image brightness my diminish depending on the shooting distance Recycling
Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
- Shooting Modes P, Auto1, Av, Tv, Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart
Shutter2, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low
Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Creative Light
Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap,
Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Movie3
- 1Smart Auto also available for videos
- 2Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
- 3Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie, Miniature Effect
for Movies (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button)
- Photo Effects My colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive
Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom
Color adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue
and skin tone are available
- Self Timer Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom Shooting
start time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and
number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
- Continuous Shooting Approx. 3.4 shots/sec. (in P mode) Approx. 8.2 shots/sec.
(in High-speed Burst)
- Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, Eye-Fi, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus
card, HC MMCplus card
- File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
Image Recording Format Normal, Fine
- JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG) Video: MOV (Image:
H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (stereo))
- Number of Recording Pixels 16:9 4000 x 2248 (Large), 2816 x 1584 (Medium
1), 1920 x 1080 (Medium 2), 640 x 360 (Small) 3:2 4000 x 2664 (Large),
2816 x 1880 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1064 (Medium 2), 640 X 424 (Small) 4:3
4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640
x 480 (Small) 1:1 2992 x 2992 (Large), 2112 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1200 x
1200 (Medium 2), 480 x 480 (Small)
- Playback Modes File - Stills & Images: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal
detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects,
Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback,
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.
- Erase Modes 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, beginning/end sections of the movie (1
sec. increments) can be deleted.
- Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with
unified type of digital, audio and video) mini-B compatible.
- Video Out NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital,
audio and video) Mini-HDMI connector
- Audio Out Stereo (dedicated connector (female) unified type of digital,
audio, and video)
- Other 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 cable
- Power Supply Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used
with DC Couple DR-40) Approx. 180 shots Approx. 4 hours
- Power Source Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used
with DC Couple DR-40)
- Shooting Capacity Approx. 180 shots
- Playback Time Approx. 4 hours
- Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
- Operating Humidity 10-90%
What's In The Box:
- PowerShot ELPH 500 HS Body
- Battery Pack NB-6L
- Battery Charger CB-2LY
- Wrist Strap WS-DC11
- AV Cable AVC-DC400ST USB
- Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
- Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
- Unit: 0.50 lbs
- Shipping: 2 lbs
- Depth: 0.98"
- Height: 2.18"
- Width: 3.96"
- Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts