The Canon 500 HS is the head of the class for Canon's ELPH / IXUS range in 2011, with a 3.2-inch touchscreen, a host of creative color and shooting modes, and a bright (f/2.0-5.9) 4.4x zoom lens. If you're a lover of touchscreen control and fun extras, the 500 HS / IXUS 310 HS will sate your appetite—while still providing solid picture quality for a compact camera.
|Optical Zoom||4 x|
|Digital Zoom||4 x|
|Effective Pixels||12.1 Megapixels|
|Display Type||touchscreen LCD|