Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS Review

Overall Score

42

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 28-336 mm (12x) F3.4-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 86 x 54 x 20 mm, 163g.
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS Overview


First introduced in February, 2012, Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Canon ELPH 530 HS comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Sensor resolution of Canon ELPH 530 HS ~ 3646 x 2742 pixels.

Canon ELPH 530 HS has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 9,997,332 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon ELPH 530 HS


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
163g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
5.6 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.4
Low Screen Resolution: 461k dots
Low Battery Life: 190 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
Slow Continuous Shooting: 461 fps
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS has an Overall Score of 42/100 and ranked #330 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #713 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon ELPH 530 HS Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
49
Value for money score
59
Portability score
98
Overall score
42
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Canon ELPH 530 HS


Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS weighs 163g and has external dimensions of 86 x 54 x 20mm (3.39 x 2.13 x 0.79"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Canon ELPH 530 HS is 229 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon ELPH 530 HS is less by 27mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon ELPH 530 HS
163g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon ELPH 530 HS
20mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot ELPH 530 HS Dimensions PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 163 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot S110 Canon S110 198 g 163 g 99 x 59 x 27 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Canon SX530 HS 442 g 163 g 120 x 82 x 92 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 163 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 163 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 163 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Olympus Stylus SH-1 Olympus SH-1 271 g 163 g 109 x 63 x 42 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Canon SX510 HS 349 g 163 g 104 x 70 x 80 mm 86 x 54 x 20 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Announced February, 2012
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 461k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 2.50
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 190 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-9L
Physical
Weight 163 g
Physical Dimensions 86 x 54 x 20 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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