Mark Peters : August 23th 2012 - 10:25 CET
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS digital camera : Canon unveils a new addition to its collection of superzoom digital compact cameras - the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS. Perfect for getting you closer to the action, the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS digital compact is the world’s smallest 30x optical zoom camera, giving you the flexibility to capture subjects in the far distance, in an astoundingly sleek and compact body. From first-time camera users to creative families who want to capture every moment, the Canon PowerShot SX500IS makes it easy to capture impressive still photos and HD movies. The Canon SX500 IS camera merges a range of quick and easy-to-use features with Canon’s acclaimed imaging technologies for amazing image quality.|
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS compact camera
With Canon’s advanced optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS, pictures will be crisp and sharp, regardless of the scene you’re shooting, while Smart Auto detects the shooting scenario and automatically adjusts settings to the most suitable mode for the shot. With a fun range of Creative Photo Filters, different effects can be added to pictures and movies instantly, letting you explore your creative side and giving you unique shots every time.
Canon SX500 IS features
With the Canon SX500 IS, Zoom Framing Assist is on hand to help when using the full reach of the powerful zoom, letting you zoom out at the touch of a button and relocate your subject, before zooming back in as you release the button to take your shot. For sharp, steady shots throughout the zoom range, the new PowerShot SX500 IS features Canon’s advanced optical Image Stabilizer and Intelligent IS technologies. Intelligent IS automatically selects the correct Image Stabilizer mode from seven different settings to match the subject and shooting situation - so whether you’re shooting a close-up of a baby’s face or capturing a movie on the move at full zoom, the Canon PowerShot camera will deliver sharp results.
Canon PowerShot zoom camera
From recording family holidays to capturing a special day, the optical zoom lens of the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS camera makes it easy to capture every moment, even when you can’t get as close to the action as you’d like. The Canon PowerShot SX500 IS compact camera is the ideal option for users looking for compact power. Utilising Canon’s extensive expertise in lens design, it features a newly-developed 24mm wide-angle, 30x optical zoom lens, small enough to fit in a travel-friendly body. For getting even closer to your subject, Canon’s Zoom Plus technology digitally extends the lens reach, zooming as far as 60x.
Canon PowerShot SX500 Specifications
• 16 Megapixel compact camera
• 30x ultra-zoom camera with 24mm wide lens
• Intelligent Image Stabilization
• Large 7.5cm (3-inch) LCD monitor
• Smart Auto mode detects 32 scenes
• 720p HD movies with HDMI
• Zoom Framing Assist
• Fun Creative Filters
• Full Manual control
• Face Detection
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Price & Availability
The Canon PowerShot SX500 IS digital camera is available right after the Photokina 2012 Show. The Canon PowerShot camera has an estimated retail price of €350 EUR / $330 USD / £280 GBP. Prices may vary from country to country. Availability of colors and optional Powershot accessories may differ depending on the country. Please check the Canon PowerShot website in your country for more details.
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS review
As soon as we receive a Canon PowerShot SX500 IS test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution sample pictures, followed by an in-depth Canon PowerShot SX500 IS review. In the mean time Canon Japan published a test picture of the new PowerShot camera, so you can check out the image quality yourself. Download the Canon PowerShot SX500 iS sample photo.