Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Top 57%1,144 points
Top 57%
Top specs and features

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

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.
1
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. weight

341g
HTC Re: 65.5g

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.
1600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
195shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording

720 x 25fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

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.
0.000625s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s

12. pixel density

327ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi

13. width

69.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

14. height

104mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

15. volume

579.69cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³

16. thickness

80.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

17. resolution

784 x 588px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px

18. battery power

1000mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

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.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

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
53% 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.
0.29s
Leica M Typ 240: 0.00025s

25. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
30% have it

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