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Canon IXUS 500 HS camera full specs, test and video review

Price, specifications, video test and review of the compact digital camera Canon IXUS 500 HS

Canon IXUS 500 HS is one of the popular compact digital camera thanks to its good specs considering the affordable price. This week this camera will be on sale from Dabs outlet and eBay for just £79.98.
Canon IXUS 500 HS is a 10.1 MP sensor and can record Full HD videos. The large 3.0-inch LCD display and huge 12x optical zoom are another good features that make this camera very desirable. 
- 12x zoom in tiny and stunning metal body
- HS System: 10.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
- Intelligent IS
- 7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD
- Full HD movies
- Smart Auto (58 scenes)
- Face ID
- High-speed shooting
- Movie Digest (720p)

Canon IXUS 500 HS is a very well equipped compact digital camera and it definitely sets very high standards for the competition in this class. Here are the full specifications of the Canon IXUS 500 HS:

Image processor: DIGIC 5
Sensor resolution: 10.1 Megapixel
Max video resolution: 1920 x 1080
Lens system: 12 x zoom lens - 4 - 48 mm - f/3.4-5.6
Focus adjustment: Automatic
Digital zoom: 4 x
Image stabiliser: Optical
Camera flash: Built-in flash
Display: 3-inch LCD display 
Supported battery: 1x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio, HDMI
Microsoft Certification: Compatible with Windows 7
Dimensions (WxDxH): 8.7 cm x 1.9 cm x 5.4 cm
Weight: 155 g
Min operating temperature: 0 °C
Max operating temperature; 40 °C
Canon IXUS 500 HS is offered in several different color choices: black, silver, blue and red.

Canon IXUS 500 HS video review

Canon IXUS 500 HS Full HD video test

As you can see the Canon IXUS 500 HS is a very capable compact digital camera and it is definitely worth the money.
You can check the Canon PowerShot S110 which is another amazing compact camera offered at a good price.
You can also take a look at the rest of our camera reviews.