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Canon Powershot SX520HS 16 Megapixel 42x Optical Zoom Digital Camera - Black

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Canon Powershot SX520HS 16 Megapixel 42x Optical Zoom Digital Camera - Black

Designed for travellers wanting to zoom into their subjects with ease, the PowerShot SX520HS features a 42x Optical Zoom lens and Zoom Framing Assist, so you can get closer to the action. Fully equipped with a DiG!C 4+ processor and 16 MegaPixel sensor, this SuperZoom is the ideal travel companion.


Capture stunning 1080p Full HD video with a dedicated movie button, plus zoom while shooting
Simply touch the dedicated movie button on the PowerShot SX520 HS to start recording video in 1080p Full HD that is breathtakingly vivid and realistic. You're free to use the full range of the zoom in movie mode to get the video you want. You can also view and share your video on an HDTV to enjoy.

Intelligent IS
The latest advance in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS, analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation. For stills, the system selects from Normal IS, Panning IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Tripod modes. When shooting video, the system selects from Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Active Tripod IS modes. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make the most effective IS settings to help capture the steadiest possible image.

High Speed AF
The PowerShot SX520 HS camera is equipped with Canon's latest advancements in autofocus (AF) technology. Canon's advanced AF achieves a significant increase in speed for a shooting experience that's spontaneous and natural. The remarkably responsive High Speed AF lets you capture great shots as they happen, with reduced lag time.


Image Sensor
Type: 1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels: Approx. 16 Megapixels
Colour Filter Type: Primary Colour

Image Processor
Type: DiG!C 4+

Focal Length: 4.3 (W) 180.6 (T) mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 1008 mm)
Zoom: Optical 42xZoomPlus 84x
Maximum f/number: f/3.4 f/8.0
Construction: 13 elements in 10 groups (3 UD lenses, 1 double-sided aspherical lenses)
Image Stabilization: YES lens shift-type, Intelligent IS

Type: TTL
AF System / Points: AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes: Face AiAF, Tracking AF, Centre, AF-Point Zoom, Servo AF, Continuous AF, MF Point Zoom, Safety MF
AF Point Selection: Size (Normal, Small)
AF Assist Beam: Yes

Exposure Control
Metering Modes: Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)
AE Lock: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic

Speed: 1 1/2000 sec. (factory default)15 1/2000 sec. (in TV and M modes)

White Balance
Type: TTL
Settings: Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

Colour Matrix
Type: sRGB

LCD Monitor
Monitor: 7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G (TFT)Approx. 461,000 dots
Coverage: Approx. 100%
Brightness: Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed: Yes fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
Red-Eye Reduction: Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock: Yes
Manual Power Adjustment: 3 levels with internal flash
Built-in Flash Range: 50 cm 5.5 m (W) / 1.3 m 3.0 m (T)

Modes: Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Live View Control, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst, Low Light (4.0 MP), Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie (21 scenes detected)
Modes in Movie: Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks
Photo Effects: My Colours (My Colours Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red)
Drive Modes: Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting: Approx. 1.6 shots/sec. (until memory card becomes full)High-speed Burst HQ: 10 shots/sec.

Recording Pixels/Compression
Image Size: 4:3 (L) 4608 x 3456, (M1) 3264 x 2448, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 48016:9 (L) 4608 x 2592, (M1) 3264 x 1832, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 3603:2 (L) 4608 x 3072, (M1) 3264 x 2176, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 4241:1 (L) 3456 x 3456, (M1) 2448 x 2448, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
Compression: Superfine, Fine
Movies: HD) 1280 x 720, 25 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fpsMiniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.25 fps, 1.5fpsHybrid Auto Movie (HD) 30 fps
Movie Length: (Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour

File Types
Still Image Type: JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies: MP4 [Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo)]

Direct Print
Canon Printers: Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge: Yes - via USB

Other Features
Zoom Framing Assist: Seek and Lock functions
Red-Eye Correction: YES - during shooting and playback
Intelligent Orientation Sensor: YES
Histogram: YES
Playback zoom: Approx. 2x - 10x
Self Timer: Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom
Menu Languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

Computer: Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other: HDMI Mini Connector (HDMI-CEC compatible), A/V output (PAL/NTSC)

Memory Card
Type: SD, SDHC, SDXC Memory Card

Supported Operating System
PC & Macintosh: Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 / Vista SP2 / XP SP3Mac OS X 10.7 / 10.8 / 10.9For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1Mac OS X 10.7 / 10.8.2 or later / 10.9

Browsing & Printing: ImageBrowser EX
Other: CameraWindow, PhotoStitch, Map Utility

Power Source
Batteries: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH (battery and charger supplied)
Battery Life: Approx. 190 shotsEco mode: 260 shotsApprox. 300 min. playback

Physical Specifications
Operating Environment: 0 40 C, 10 90% humidity
Dimensions (W x H x D): 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9 mm
Weight: Approx. 441g


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Additional Details:

  • Stock Availability: Out of Stock!
  • Warranty: 1 Year
  • Manufacturer: Canon Shop
  • Product Found In: Digital Cameras
  • Model Number: SX520HS
  • Part Number: T33587