Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot S500 / Digital IXUS 500 / IXY 500
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Canon PowerShot S500 Digital Elph
6 September 2006
Excerpt: Canon U.S.A. Inc., www.powershot.com $499 list Compact size; sharp images; excellent battery life Heavy; some flash shots overexposed; menus can be confusing The Canon PowerShot S500 Digital Elph is easy to slip in a pocket, like an ultracompact, but this 5-megapixel 3X optical zoom camera brings a...
Excerpt: A great low priced camera with a lot of useful features. The Canon PowerShot S500 5MP Digital Elph with 3x Optical Zoom is a great first camera, also known as the starter camera. It has a lot of features and a very low price, retailing at under $200.
Canon PowerShot S500 Digital Elph review is based
on a production model. The
Canon PowerShot S500 Digital Elph is an
ultra compact digital camera that gives consistently
excellent quality images.
Summary: The PowerShot S500 Digital ELPH is the first of Canon's super-compact digital cameras to offer five-megapixels of resolution. Utilizing the same CCD sensor as that found on the top-rated , the Powershot S500 captures JPEG images in SuperFine, Fine and Normal resolution modes and is the first camera...
Conclusion: If style means a lot to you then the Canon IXUS 500 certainly looks the part. It is more than just its good looks that gets it noticed and its ease of use will appeal to anyone who wants to take good quality pictures without needing to wade through a manual the size of an encyclopedia.
Summary: £239 / $329 this compact and stylish camera is fairly expensive when compared to other cameras, however, it's stylish, fits very easily into pockets, produces very good images, and has a great macro mode. The only things that let this camera down are the limited video length and small screen.
Cons: Limited video mode (limited to 30seconds in VGA, and 3minutes at 320x240), Small 1.5" screen, Fairly expensive compared to the competition (eg Nikon 5200), Tripod mount at very edge of camera (minor problem)
Conclusion: The IXUS fleet of compact digital cameras has got even better with the launch of the new models. The current flagship model, the DIGITAL IXUS 500, has maintained and improved on the high standards set by its predecessors.
Excerpt: Prisguiden: Billigste priser Brukererfaringer Linker Prishistorikk Produktbilder Spesifikasjoner Canon Digital Ixus 500 er omtrent like stort som et tykt kredittkort. Kameraet er lekkert og solid bygget i metall.
Excerpt: Il meglio delle prestazioni ad alto livello. Digital IXUS 500, caratterizzata da 5.0 Megapixel e da un corpo in metallo, è il trionfo delle ottiche di precisione, della qualità dei materiali e della miniaturizzazione.