Introducing the new IXUS 500 HS, an amazing compact camera with beautiful styling and featuring a 12x Optical Zoom, allowing you to get closer to the action. The IXUS 500 HS also features FULL High Definition Movie Recording, 10.1 Megapixel High- Sensitivity CMOS Sensor, DiG!C 5 Image Processor and Intelligent IS. - Get closer to the action with a 12x Optical Zoom in a super slim camera and capture spectacular landscape shots with a 28mm wide lens. - 10.1 megapixels with High Sensitivity CMOS for better noise reduction delivering outstanding quality images in low light. - The ground breaking new DiG!C 5 Image Processor achieves the most natural looking images with reduced noise and improved white balance. - The camera will automatically choose the correct image stabilisation to use in different shooting situations. - Shoot FULL High Definition movies with Intelligent Auto and view easily on TV with an optional HDMI cable. - A 3.0 inch type LCD with 461k dots for crystal clear playback and viewing. - Shoot with creative filters for an added effect: Fish Eye, Miniature, Toy Camera, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster, Colour Accent and Colour Swap effects are availableA 3.0 inch type LCD with 461k dots for crystal clear playback and viewing are available.