[Review] Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS front
The Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS 10.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera is the latest and most advanced specimen in a series of cameras that was first launched more than twelve years ago. Combining awesome design with the latest technology, the Canon PowerShot Digital Camera is known as the world's thinnest 12x zoom camera as it weighs less than 4 pounds and has a body not thicker than 0.76 inches. Powered by Canon’s DIGIC 5 Image Processor and featuring new 10.1 MP CMOS sensor, PowerShot ELPH 520 by Canon creates stunning images that will dazzle you just like its outstanding design does. In addition, this beauty is perfectly capable of shooting 1080p Full HD video in crisp picture quality and stereo sound. The best part is that that you can even connect it with an HDMI cable to an HDTV to share your snapshots or movies with your family and friends.


Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS rearNow, you can experience unprecedented thrill and excitement by capturing stunning snapshots and recording HD movies with the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS 10.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera. Being only 0.76 inch wide, this ELPH camera is clearly the thinnest in the world but there are many other reasons why you should feel particularly excited about this amazing digital camera. Equipped with 10.1 MP CMOS Sensor, 12x optical zoom, up to 3200 ISO and ultra-powerful DIGIC 5 Image Processor, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 is a true giant among digital cameras in terms of offering the most remarkable images and videos. 3-inch PureColor System LCD allows you to monitor and improve your shooting skills, while this camera also features Smart Auto with 58 pre-defined shooting scenarios. Available with wide angle lens, Canon’s PowerShot ELPH 520 is capable of adding more depth and perspective to your landscape shots. To minimize image aberrations, this digital camera uses Canon’s cutting-edge technology called UA Lens Technology that ensures optical performance of the lens. You can also switch over to Full HD movie mode by simply pressing the dedicated movie button without having to shuffle your way through menus.


World’s slimmest design with 0.76 inch thickness
12x Optical Zoom and 28-mm wide angle lens
3-inch LCD display
Smart Auto and Face ID technologies
HDMI Output for HDTV viewing
Dedicated movie button for instant movie recording
Great shake correction with Canon’s Intelligent IS technology


Image distortion/noise is visible in zoomed-in images


The Canon PowerShot Digital Camera is a one-of-a-kind digital camera that features a dazzling design and produces better results than any other ELPH camera. 12x Optical Zoom, amazing image processor and combination of Canon’s finest technologies makes this digital camera a special gadget that can turn you into a pro overnight. It is perfect for travelers as its sleek and ultra-thin design can easily fit in your pocket, while HDMI support also allows you to share content on HDTV. Despite, certain issues reported with appearance of noise in zoomed-in images, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS 10.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera is still a great buy.

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Other camera from the ELPH series, Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS.


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