Canon ELPH 500 HS (IXUS 310 HS / IXY 31S)

Announced Feb 7, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 3.2 screen | 24 – 105 mm (4.4×)
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Product description
Announced Feb 7, 2011

Compact camera with manual controls, stainless steel body and touch screen interface featuring the company's 'HS' system that promises better low-light performance and high-speed photography through a combination of a 12.1MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 processor. It features an F2.0-5.8 24-105mm equiv. lens and a large 3.2 inch LCD. Users have the option to shoot Super Slow 340 x 240 movies at 240fps and 1080p24 Full HD video. There is also a Movie Digest mode that records a short video clip right before shooting a still image and then combines one day's worth of clips into a video.

Quick specs
Body type Compact
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
ISO Auto 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Focal length (equiv.) 24–105 mm
Optical zoom 4.4×
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 461,000
Min shutter speed 15 sec
Max shutter speed 1/1600 sec
Format H.264
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 185 g (0.41 lb / 6.53 oz)
Dimensions 101 x 56 x 25 mm (3.98 x 2.2 x 0.98)
GPS None

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