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Canon Powershot SX500 IS Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 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.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).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 Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot SX500 IS
Sensor 16 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 800 Shutter-Speed 1/1600 - 15s
Lens24 - 720mm F/3.4 - 5.8 / 8Mininum Focus0 (w) / 1.4m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 3" LCD 460K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes
MeteringEvaluative, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ± EV,
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 0.8 FPS, Unlimited JPEG Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Shots @ 0-30s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger N / A Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 5 - 3m (W-T) Flash Sync Unknown
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 30 FPS 16:9 Sound Input None
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 195 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2012-08-21 Construction
Size 104 x 70 x 80mm (W x H x D) Weight 341g

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Canon SX500 IS Facts

Large digital camera
16 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 80-800
30X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/1600-15s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.8 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesCustom white-balance
1280x720 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSpot-Metering
3" LCD 460K PixelsLithium-Ion
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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