Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Announced Jul 29, 2014 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 1008 mm (42×)
Price
MSRP $399.99
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4608 x 3456
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 16 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor Digic 4+
Image
ISO Auto, 100-3200
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Superfine, Fine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–1008 mm
Optical zoom 42×
Maximum aperture F3.4–6
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Macro focus range 0 cm (0)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 461,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT-LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 5.50 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, on, off, slow synchro
Continuous drive 1.6 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini-HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-6LH rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 210
Weight (inc. batteries) 441 g (0.97 lb / 15.56 oz)
Dimensions 120 x 82 x 92 mm (4.72 x 3.23 x 3.62)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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