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Canon Powershot ELPH 520 HS Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Micro Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Accepts Micro Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot ELPH 520 HS
Sensor 10 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 5 x 4mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 15s
Lens28 - 336mm F/3.4 - 5.6 / 8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 1m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 9-point Contrast-Detect
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 460K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes19Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter, High-Speed Burst, Handheld Night, 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
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 2.8 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *6.8 FPS High-Speed Burst. Unspecified limits. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Shots @ 0-30s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 24 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Micro Secure Digital High Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 190 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2012-01-09, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 87 x 54 x 19mm (W x H x D) Weight 155g

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Canon ELPH 520 HS Facts

Ultra-Compact digital camera
10 Megapixels Ultra CompactISO 100-3200
12X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/4000-15s
Built-in StabilizationCustom white-balance
2.8 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion
3" LCD 460K PixelsMicro Secure Digital High Capacity
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