Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Top 58%640 points
Top 58%
Top specs and features

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. weight

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

8. video recording

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
36% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

12. pixel density

13. width

19. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
46% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
72% have it

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
54% have it

23. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
87% have it

24. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
65% have it

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