A number of Canon IXUS 500 reviewers thought it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 500 “The Canon PowerShot Elph 520 HS is a good choice for those already happy with their smartphone's photos and movie clips.” . Five years ago Pcworld.in said “It boasts of superior night photography capabilities and Canon has also em” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Ld2.ciol.com wrote “The ability to click good images even in low light conditions” in their Canon IXUS 500 review.
Several Canon IXUS 500 reviewers agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 500 on expert review site CNET.com twelve years ago “Digital camera, 5,000,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.5 in - Color, 32 MB - CompactFlash Card”. Expert website Techworld.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Thanks to its standout image quality, versatile shooting features, well-done UI” . Cameralabs.com wrote on expert review site Camera Labs four years ago “Sensor with 10.1 effective Megapixels” in their review of this digital camera.
Some people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com said “The latest high-end model in Canon's IXUS series - the IXUS 500HS - features a 10MP CMOS sensor complete with Canon's HS system” in their review and scored the Canon IXUS 500 4 stars. Ephotozine.com mentioned “There is also a 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and full 1080p HD video recording” in their Canon IXUS 500 review. Expert review site Photographyblog.com wrote in their Canon IXUS 500 review “A 3.2 inch touchscreen LCD, 12 megapixel back-illuminated sensor, fast f/2.0, wide-angle 4.4x lens”.
One person who reviewed the product said that it was good in low light. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine five years ago “The Canon Digital IXUS 310 HS was released in February 2011 as part of Canon's range of premium compact cameras with a lens designed for taking great shots in low-light situations”.
One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Techmagnifier.com said “Excellent ISO speed 1003200”.