Canon PowerShot SD500 Digital Camera

Canon Updated: 2007-07-28
Canon PowerShot SD500 Digital Camera

At the Top of a Powerful Lineup
The PowerShot SD500 is the Digital ELPH you've been waiting for. It's the first to be equipped with 7.1 Megapixels of resolution for a truly astonishing level of detail, and it employs Canon's exclusive DIGIC II Image Processor to bring all that detail to vibrant life. With a big 2.0 inch LCD screen and an outstanding set of features and capabilities, the SD500 is a digital camera designed to lead the impressive Digital ELPH line.


Brilliant performance; shapely new style
The first 7.1 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom and new elegantly curved design in a metallic body

PowerShot SD500's 7.1 Megapixel CCD (the highest resolution in the Digital ELPH line) delivers images with a level of detail that is absolutely riveting. The powerful 3x optical zoom provides plenty of close-up excitement with a focal length equivalent to 37-111mm in a 35mm film camera. The camera's graceful new perpetual curve design, a first in digital cameras, fits your hand as perfectly as it expresses the camera's stature above the competition.

Better shots, easier replay
Large 2.0 inch LCD screen for easy on-camera viewing

Though its body is superbly slim, the PowerShot SD500 Digital ELPH has an oversized 2.0 inch LCD screen that makes it easy to frame and play back your scene.

Canon Technology Maximizes Quality and Performance
DIGIC II Image Processor for even faster processing speed, crisp vibrant colors and excellent image quality

The PowerShot SD500 Digital ELPH incorporates Canon's new DIGIC II Image Processor. Designed to improve processing speed and image quality, the DIGIC II processor provides markedly faster camera startup, autofocus and playback plus it assures that every image is more colorfully vibrant.