Manufacturer’s Description

For quality images and sophisticated features, the PowerShot A520 is by far the leader among popularly priced digital cameras. With 4.0 Megapixel resolution, Canon's exclusive DIGIC Image Processor and a new, longer 4x optical zoom, images are crisp and bright with true-to-life color. The new ergonomic grip and big 1.8 inch LCD screen make this camera as fun to use as it is easy.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Life 80 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 2
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 1.80 "
Effective Camera Resolution 4.0 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.5" (0.23" x 0.17")
Image Sensor Type CCD
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 15 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
UPC Code 45121504
Manufacturer Part Number 9715A001AA
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot A520 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

For quality images and sophisticated features, the PowerShot A520 is by far the leader among popularly priced digital cameras. With 4.0 Megapixel resolution, Canon's exclusive DIGIC Image Processor and a new, longer 4x optical zoom, images are crisp and bright with true-to-life color. The new ergonomic grip and big 1.8 inch LCD screen make this camera as fun to use as it is easy.

Product Model A520
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 2272 x 1704
Lens
Optical Zoom 4.0 x
Digital Zoom 3.6
Aperture Range f/2.6 to 5.5
Autofocus Points 9
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 1.97
Memory
Memory Card Supported MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot A520 Compact Camera
  • Wrist Strap WS-200
  • 16 MB Memory Card
  • 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • Software CD-ROM
  • AV Cable AVC-DC300
  • Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
Features Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor, Blink Detection
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.5"
Width 3.6"
Depth 1.5"
Weight (Approximate) 6.35 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
Maximum Frame Rate 15 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type Optical
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year