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Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS
7.3 out of 10

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

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Overall 4
4.0

The worst battery I ever have

Yuexian Yang, Amazon
27 January 2014
  • Summary: I was very happy on first day when camera arrived, but the battery died on me at next day. Even worse, it without any warning! Few seconds before, it shows full bars, then, suddenly blacked out. I thought I got a bad battery, After Amazon kindly refund me $30 for it, I ordered an extra pair of them.
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Overall 4
4.0

A Disappointing Camera

GW1947, Amazon
22 January 2014
  • Summary: This camera was such a disappointment. I bought it thinking it was an upgrade of my Canon PowerShot SD1100 Digital ELPH, which was a wonderful little camera. The SD1100 was so easy to use, the menus were intuitive and easy to navigate. The only reason I replaced it was because I wanted more zoom.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not what I expected

S. Sperling "outdoor girl", Amazon
3 January 2014
  • Summary: I had another Canon Powershot that "drowned" when I fell through the ice on a frozen lake (that's another story). I bought this thinking it would be a suitable, maybe even superior replacement. I could not tell from the info given in the on-line ad that the SD card is a micro instead of standard.
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Overall 4
4.0

Nice features and overall design, but noise level is just horrible

Alex, Amazon
31 May 2012
  • Summary: I completely agree with HCedrinks's review. "NOISE. On the camera's built-in screen, everything seemed fine at first sight. But zooming in, I began to notice the extreme amount of noise present in nearly all the pictures.
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Overall 4
4.0

Noisiest camera ever owned.

HCedrinks, Amazon
17 May 2012
  • Summary: I was looking for a camera to replace my aging Casio EX-Z1000, which has served me well over the past 5 years or so. I wanted something with a similar form factor, with the expectation that a newer camera would naturally include newer (and better) technology.
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