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Canon 510 HS

Canon 510 HS
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A good spec but 6 year old compact digital camera
Compact 10.1MP 12x Yes Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon 510 HS Review

With very good features, we have scored the Canon 510 HS as follows:
70
Features
Good Features
62
Age
6 Years Old
66
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
I lets you connect your camera wirelessly with other devices* such as your smartphone, for quick and easy sharing of photos and movies with friends and fam
Movie digest (720p)
High-speed burst to capture non-stop, fast-paced action or slow things down with super slow motion mo
High-speed shooting
ID registers up to 12 faces of family and friends, so they are automatically the focusing priority in every shot, and tags images with their names so they are easy to find in playb
Face ID
Rtlessly shoot great photos or movies with smart auto, which detects the scene and selects optimal settings from 58 variables (21 in movies). it also works with faces stored in face ID and adapts shooting according to registered age for example turning off flash and sounds when a sleeping baby is detec
Smart auto (58 scenes)
Rd superb full HD (1080p) movies at 24fps with stereo sound and optical zoom. intelligent IS keeps footage steady while filming, even at full zoom. an HDMI connection ensures high quality playback on an H
Full HD movies, HDMI
Descreen, high-resolution 8.0 cm (3.2") purecolor II touch LCD with customisable smart touch interface provides intuitive control for fast, easy operation and pleasurable playback. touch shutter allows you to touch on the point of focus and then to trigger the s
Fingertip control
Wi-Fi for easy image sharing
Has an image stabilizer
Lligent IS combats camera shake to ensure all your photos and videos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. it automatically adjusts the optical image stabilizer to the scene from 7 modes to prevent b
Intelligent IS
HS system excels in low light so you can capture the real atmosphere of the moment without flash or tripod. advanced DIGIC 5 processing and a high sensitivity 10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor give excellent image quality in all situati
HS system: 10.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
IXUS 510 HS packs a powerful 12x optical zoom in a tiny metal body with a sophisticated finish. extremely versatile it offers a huge range of shooting options and lets you get up close to distant objects with 21x zoomplus - an advanced zoom technology with more visible detail and sharpness than conventional digital z
12x optical zoom in tiny, chic body
Mazingly chic, tiny 12x optical zoom camera with wi-fi for easy sharing, effortless touch screen control and HS system for incredible photos and full HD movies even in low li
Stylish and well connected
N IXUS 51
E digest records 4 seconds of video before each photo is shot and then joins all the recorded short clips into a bonus HD (720p) mo
Lower than average megapixels
Only 3648 x 2736 pixels image resolution

Canon 510 HS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon 510 HS?

The Canon 510 HS is 85.8mm wide and 53.5mm tall. It is 19.8mm deep and weighs 163g.

Canon 510 HS front dimensions
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Canon 510 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 43,636 owner and expert reviews (including 8,981 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since February 2012.

Features

Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon 510 HS has a maximum image resolution of 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Canon 510 HS's sensor megapixels of only 10.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon 510 HS's optical zoom of 12x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Canon 510 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 510 HS has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon 510 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 31% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 510 HS has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Canon 510 HS's weight of only 163g is in the lightest 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 510 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon 510 HS supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 510 HS has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon 510 HS supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 510 HS supports a maximum still image resolution of 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon 510 HS of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 510 HS of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 510 HS supports direct printing, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon 510 HS supports custom colours. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 510 HS features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon 510 HS features multi-shot function, unlike 90% of cameras which do not feature multi-shot function.

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Features Smile Detection

The Canon 510 HS features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon 510 HS's display diagonal of 3.2" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 8% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 190 Battery Life

The Canon 510 HS is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon 510 HS has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon 510 HS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon 510 HS features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon 510 HS's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 31% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon 510 HS has an orientation sensor. 92% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon powershotelph510hs, canon 5685b001, canon 5688b001, canon 5266b001

Barcodes:

00013803140408, 00013803140422, 00013803140446, 00612677618039, 00714574580852, 04960999842714, 08714574580852, 08714574580869, 08714574580890, 08714574580906

Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon 510 HS

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