Editors Liked

  • Attractive and stylish compact design that's definitely ELPH-worthy, Very versatile 12x (28mm-336mm) lens helps in a variety of shooting situations, Optical image stabilization, Big, 3.2-inch LCD screen with 461,000 dots of resolution make your images
  • Long zoom range; good dynamic range; sleek metallic body
  • Sturdy and wellconstructed body, Fast and accurate AF system, Vivid and accurate color production, Good noise performance
  • Attractive; easy-to-use snapshot camera with a nice wide, long lens; plenty of shooting options
  • Good quality stills/videos, Nicely implemented touchscreen UI, Compact package, large 12x zoom
  • The Canon PowerShot Elph 510 HS is an attractive, easy-to-use snapshot camera with a nice wide, long lens, and plenty of shooting options, all in an ultracompact body
  • Full specification, 1080p video capture well suited to 16:9 aspect ratio screen

Editors Didn't Like

  • Touchscreen interface is sluggish and awkward to use, especially if you expect it to work like a cell phone, Very little external control and limited menu-based control as well, High-gloss camera body surface attracts fingerprints and smudges, Small re
  • Poor touchscreen interface; not great for fast moving subjects; noisy zoom motor when recording videoEnds
  • Touchscreen takes time to get used to
  • Battery life can be very short depending on the features you use; shooting performance is a little behind competing models
  • Definitely for static subjects, Relatively slow AF response, Sub-par battery life (get a spare)
  • Lens suffers from chromatic aberration, Average continuous shooting speed, Touch-screen can be unresponsive, Flash and mics easily obstructed
  • The 510 HS's battery can be very short depending on the features you use and its shooting performance is a little behind that of competing models
  • High price tag, unresponsive touchscreen