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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
7.0 out of 10

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

CHERYL, Amazon
29 January 2015
  • Summary: such a hassle for the return. Battery would not hold a charge. Tried everything. Ship it
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Overall 4
4.0

Looking forward to a another camera

Chris V., Amazon
18 June 2014
  • Summary: Not the best Canon has to offer. I've been a fan of the ELPH series since it came out and this one just felt flat. My biggest disappointment was the Vivid Color Filter... it is just awful... too red and orangey. .. this was my favorite filter on my other ELPHs and sadly it felt short.
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Overall 4
4.0

Battery (almost)dead on arrival

I really bought it for myself, Amazon
11 January 2014
  • Summary: Infuriatingly, the battery died after being fully charged and our taking two pictures within a month after we got the camera. Also be aware that this camera has a smaller ("mini") memory card than previous versions, so you have to buy new memory cards to use it.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't waste your money.

francotexas, Amazon
31 December 2013
  • Summary: Difficult to set up. Screen to small and unable to work the WIFI featue. I would have spnt more $$ on a camera. Waste of money.
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Overall 4
4.0

Like the case. The touch screen and image compression needs work

Robert Adams, Amazon
29 September 2013
  • Summary: I like having a point-and-shoot camera on hand because I find my phone doesn't really replace a real camera. I've had previous versions of PowerShot cameras and, when my last died, I researched around and this camera looked and ideal replacement. Sadly, I returned the camera after a week of testing.
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Overall 4
4.0

NOT so great

Rob, Amazon
23 March 2013
  • Summary: The camera itself is sturdy and looks nice. Big nice screen but the touch control is not great. Needs buttons cause I had to use my nail to change some settings because the arrows etc.. were tiny. But what counts the most in any camera, is the image quality. Well, the quality is BAD.
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Overall 4
4.0

dissatisfied

Zoilita57, Amazon
19 March 2013
  • Summary: Good resolution, good image but I can not connect over Wi-Fi to download photos directly to Facebook and the battery runs out very quickly. Maybe someone can be useful without WI.FI without it works fine.
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Overall 4
4.0

Touch screen is not a good idea

Yugandhar Dama, Amazon
19 March 2013
  • Summary: Touch screen is not a good idea. Difficult to operate and for some reason I didn't like the picture quality as well.
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Overall 4
4.0

Unhappy

Bonnie J. Lauria, Amazon
16 March 2013
  • Summary: Before writing my review, I re-read the existing evaluations of the 530 HS. The opening paragraph written by "ceobob" could have been typed by me! The main reason for this purchase was the Wi-Fi.....What a headache! The camera takes O.K.
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Overall 4
4.0

O.K. , But it has some issues

SysAdmin/Babysitter "SysAdmin/Babysitter", Amazon
15 February 2013
  • Summary: 1- uses Canon batteries only, buy spares if you plan to shoot all day without charging. 2- Photo quality is good. 3- LCD screen is not so good in BRIGHT daylight.
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