Ixus 500 HS (elph 520 HS)

Started Jan 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
Steen Bay Veteran Member • Posts: 7,118
Re: Ixus 500 HS (elph 520 HS)

Ben Saunders wrote:

On the Canon UK website it lists that they both have a 1/2.3 CMOS sensor.....is it 1/3 because its cropped?

Well, it seems that the sensor used actually is a 16mp, 1/2.3" sensor (same as used in the IXUS 125), but only 10mp of the 16mp are used, so effectively it's a 10mp, 1/3" sensor.

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