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Canon PowerShot ELPH 510 HS Review

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Optical Zoom 12 x
Digital Zoom 4 x
Display Type touchscreen LCD
Display Size 3.2 in.
Display Resolution 461000 pixels
Battery Type removable lithium-ion
Battery Model Number NB-9L
Height 58.9 mm
Width 99 mm
Depth 21.9 mm
Waterproof No
Shockproof No
Dustproof No
Weather-sealed No
Image Size Option Height 1584
Frame Rate(s) 24p, 30p
Maximum ISO 3200
Minimum ISO 100
Image Size Option Height 480
Image Size Option Height 1200
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Image Size Option Height 480
Image Size Option Height 1200
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Image Size Option Height 1064
Image Size Option Height 1880
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Image Size Option Height 360
Image Size Option Height 1080
Flash Exposure Compensation n/a
Image Size Option Height 2248
Image Size Option Width 480
Image Size Option Width 1200
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Image Size Option Width 2992
Image Size Option Width 640
Image Size Option Width 1600
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Image Size Option Width 4000
Image Size Option Width 640
Image Size Option Width 1600
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Image Size Option Width 4000
Image Size Option Width 640
Image Size Option Width 1920
Image Size Option Width 2816
Image Size Option Width 4000
Image Size Option Label Small
Image Size Option Label Medium 2
Image Size Option Label Medium 1
Image Size Option Label Large
Image Size Option Label Small
Image Size Option Label Medium 2
Image Size Option Label Medium 1
Image Size Option Label Large
Image Size Option Label Small
Image Size Option Label Medium 2
Image Size Option Label Medium 1
Image Size Option Label Small
Image Size Option Label Medium 2
Image Size Option Label Medium 1
Image Size Option Label Large
Video Resolutions 640 x 480 (VGA)
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080
Sensor Type - New CMOS
Sensor Size 1/2.3"-type
Model Colors Silver, Black, Red
Still Pixel Count (effective) 12.1
Still Pixel Count (gross) 12.8
Weight 206
Original Price 349.99
Aspect Ratios 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 1:1
35mm Focal Length Minimum 28
35mm Focal Length Maximum 336
ISO Options
  • 100
  • 200
  • 400
  • 800
  • 1600
  • 3200
Type
  • Compact
  • Ultra-Zoom
Manual Controls
  • custom white balance
  • ISO control
Connectivity Options
  • USB
  • miniHDMI
Video Frame Rates
  • 24p
Video Frame Rates
  • 30p
Video Frame Rates
  • 30p
Quality Settings
  • Fine
  • Normal
Image Size Option Label Large
Focal Length Minimum 5
Focal Length Maximum 60
fstop Min 6.3
fstop Max 3.4
Intro Date October 2011
Software Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk
Direct Printing Yes
Playback Options Single, Index, Magnification, Information, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Sync Contact Slow Synchro
Flash Range 1 - 10.2 feet
Built in Flash Yes
Bracketing No
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops at 1/3 intervals
Automatic Modes Auto
Speed Yes
Self Timer 10 sec., 2 sec., Face, Smile, Wink
Shutter Speed 15 - 1/4000 sec.
Shutter Type Electronic
Metering Modes Evaluative, Center-Weighted, Spot
AF Assist Illuminator Yes
Detecting Range 5.0 cm - infinity
Focusing Modes Normal, Macro, Touch
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection
Compression Fine, Normal. JPEG Exif 2.3
Media New SD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi
Manual Url http://pdisp01.c-wss.com/gdl/WWUFORedirectTarget.do?id=MDMwMDAwNTcxMzAx&cmp=ABR&lang=EN
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