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The boxy-looking Canon Ixus 500 HS packs a 12x optical zoom into a tiny shell and it's light, so it'll appeal if you're looking for a camera for your pocket or to fit in a small handbag. It has a 10Mp resolution and can shoot Full-HD video at 1080p. But can it measure up to its bigger brothers when it comes to image quality? We put the Ixus 500 HS through our tests to find out.
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Canon Ixus 500 HS

  • Launch date: Feb 2012
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Specification
Resolution (Mp) 9.980928
Test Date 1 June 2012
Optical zoom magnification 12.0
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