Canon PowerShot 520 HS 10.1 Megapixel Compact Camera - Red

3" LCD - 16:9 - 12x Optical Zoom - 4x - Optical IS - 3648 x 2736 Image - 1920 x 1080 Video - HDMI - PictBridge - HD Movie Mode - MPN: 6171B001
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Description
In the twelve years since the original ELPH was instantly and universally proclaimed an icon of style, successive ELPH cameras have remained at the forefront of design even while boasting the very latest in digital technology. Now, opening a new era of ELPH design, the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS digital camera is both homage to the original ELPH and astonishing synthesis of Canon's leadership in technical advancements. A mere 0.76 inches thick, it is the world's thinnest 12x zoom camera*. Canon's pursuit of perfection has driven the development of new miniaturization including a new lens and new 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor that, powered by Canon's DIGIC 5 Image Processor, create images as breathtakingly beautiful as the camera itself. It's also packed with the latest Canon technologies including Smart AUTO with new Face ID and Full HD Video. Brimming with a full range of advanced technologies that automatically optimize the image quality of every shot, the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS digital camera makes the ultimate style icon incredibly effortless.
Quick Glance
LCD Screen Size 3 in
Memory Card Support microSDHC Card, microSD Card, microSD Extended Capacity (microSDXC)
Effective Megapixels 10.1 Megapixel
Camera Type Compact Camera
Image Stabilization Optical
Expert Reviews
Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Review
4 Star Review  Imaging Resource - Dec 31, 1969

Iconic and capable at the same time, the PowerShot 520 HS represents quite an evolution in Canon's classic ELPH design. Duplicating the same diminutive shape and size as its spiritual predecessors, the Canon 520 offers a 12x zoom ranging from 28-336mm with optical image stabilization. Its 3-inch LCD has a higher resolution of 461K-dots, and its simple control set and intelligent exposure modes make getting good stills and videos easy. Read our review for all the details!

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Review
4 Star Review  photographyblog.com - Feb 22, 2012

The new Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS adds a long zoom lens to the style-conscious ELPH range of compact cameras. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS boasts a wide-angle 12x zoom, 10 megapixel CMOS sensor, 3 inch LCD screen and full 1080p HD movies. Is this the right travel-zoom camera for you? Find out in our in-depth Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS review, complete with full-size sample images and video.

Read the full review »

Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS (Red)
3 Star Review  cnet.com - Mar 29, 2012

THE GOOD: The <b>Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS</b> is a good-looking camera thats remarkably compact for its 12x zoom lens. THE BAD: The 520 HS button layout takes some adjusting to, its battery life is relatively short, and its photo and movie quality are disappointing given the cameras price tag. THE BOTTOM LINE: The Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS is a good choice for those already happy with their smartphones photos and movie clips, but looking for a cute little camera with a long zoom and faster performance.

Read the full review »

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS / IXUS 500 HS
3.5 Star Review  testseek.com - Aug 16, 2013

Testseek.com has collected 39 expert reviews for Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS / IXUS 500 HS and the average expert rating is 69 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek.com to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.

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User Reviews
Best Elph Yet
4 Star Review   By Howard from Broward on Adorama - Sep 10, 2013   

I have owned many Canon Elph products since their introduction and this is the best one yet; Sure, you sacrifice some picture quality for it's small size, but if you need a pocket camera with powerful zoom, this would be my choice. I love photographing nature and take this camera with me everywhere, especially on long bicycle rides, where you never know what picture opportunities may arise. Also, the video mode works very well. I definitely recommend this product

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Product Details
Description
In the twelve years since the original ELPH was instantly and universally proclaimed an icon of style, successive ELPH cameras have remained at the forefront of design even while boasting the very latest in digital technology. Now, opening a new era of ELPH design, the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS digital camera is both homage to the original ELPH and astonishing synthesis of Canon's leadership in technical advancements. A mere 0.76 inches thick, it is the world's thinnest 12x zoom camera*. Canon's pursuit of perfection has driven the development of new miniaturization including a new lens and new 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor that, powered by Canon's DIGIC 5 Image Processor, create images as breathtakingly beautiful as the camera itself. It's also packed with the latest Canon technologies including Smart AUTO with new Face ID and Full HD Video. Brimming with a full range of advanced technologies that automatically optimize the image quality of every shot, the PowerShot ELPH 520 HS digital camera makes the ultimate style icon incredibly effortless.
Quick Glance
LCD Screen Size 3 in
Memory Card Support microSDHC Card, microSD Card, microSD Extended Capacity (microSDXC)
Effective Megapixels 10.1 Megapixel
Camera Type Compact Camera
Image Stabilization Optical
Summary
Product Title Canon PowerShot 520 HS 10.1 Megapixel Compact Camera - Red
Manufacturer Canon
Lowest Price $279.95 from Amazon.com
Power Score 3.9 | 5 Reviews
Image Processor
Total Pixels: 16800000
Image Sensor: CMOS
Other Features
Maximum Video Capture Resolution: 1920 x 1080
Lens Features
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent): 28 mm to 336 mm
Optical Zoom: 12 X
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focal Length: 4 mm to 48 mm
Dimensions
Height: 2.1 in
Width: 3.4 in
Depth: 0.8 in
Weight: 4.76 oz
Reference
URL: Manufacturer Link
Warranty Information: 1 Year
Additional Specifications
Green Compliance: ENERGY STAR, RoHS, WEEE, REACH
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Expert Reviews
Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Review
4 Star Review  Imaging Resource - Dec 31, 1969

Iconic and capable at the same time, the PowerShot 520 HS represents quite an evolution in Canon's classic ELPH design. Duplicating the same diminutive shape and size as its spiritual predecessors, the Canon 520 offers a 12x zoom ranging from 28-336mm with optical image stabilization. Its 3-inch LCD has a higher resolution of 461K-dots, and its simple control set and intelligent exposure modes make getting good stills and videos easy. Read our review for all the details!

Read the full review »

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS Review
4 Star Review  photographyblog.com - Feb 22, 2012

The new Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS adds a long zoom lens to the style-conscious ELPH range of compact cameras. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS boasts a wide-angle 12x zoom, 10 megapixel CMOS sensor, 3 inch LCD screen and full 1080p HD movies. Is this the right travel-zoom camera for you? Find out in our in-depth Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS review, complete with full-size sample images and video.

Read the full review »

Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS (Red)
3 Star Review  cnet.com - Mar 29, 2012

THE GOOD: The <b>Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS</b> is a good-looking camera thats remarkably compact for its 12x zoom lens. THE BAD: The 520 HS button layout takes some adjusting to, its battery life is relatively short, and its photo and movie quality are disappointing given the cameras price tag. THE BOTTOM LINE: The Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS is a good choice for those already happy with their smartphones photos and movie clips, but looking for a cute little camera with a long zoom and faster performance.

Read the full review »

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS / IXUS 500 HS
3.5 Star Review  testseek.com - Aug 16, 2013

Testseek.com has collected 39 expert reviews for Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS / IXUS 500 HS and the average expert rating is 69 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek.com to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.

Read the full review »

User Reviews
Best Elph Yet
4 Star Review   By Howard from Broward on Adorama - Sep 10, 2013   

I have owned many Canon Elph products since their introduction and this is the best one yet; Sure, you sacrifice some picture quality for it's small size, but if you need a pocket camera with powerful zoom, this would be my choice. I love photographing nature and take this camera with me everywhere, especially on long bicycle rides, where you never know what picture opportunities may arise. Also, the video mode works very well. I definitely recommend this product

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