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Canon Powershot A520 Digital Camera {4.0 M/P}

Grade Notes Price Qty
Camera Only Without Accessories; Requires 2 AA Batteries

* AS IS means usable for parts only. Equipment may or may not work. No warranty or return available.

* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured.

Canon Powershot A520 Digital Camera {4.0 M/P} Description


Exclusive Canon DiG!C Image Processor for faster processing speed, excellent image quality and crisp vibrant colors

Large 1.8 inch LCD screen for easier image preview and review

An ergonomic metallic grip with intuitive controls for easy handling

Equipped with 9-point AiAF and 13 Shooting Modes including Special Scene Modes for spectacular shots

Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloads plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP Printers

A World of Detail in a Light, Compact Body
The next generation A-series 4.0 Megapixel digital camera with a longer 4x Optical Zoom in a more lightweight and compact body

With the PowerShot A520's 4.0 Megapixels of imaging power, you'll see spectacular detail and clarity even in your largest prints. The newly engineered 4x optical zoom lens has a versatile focal length of 35-140 mm (35mm film equivalent) to handle everything from snapshots to landscapes with ease. The zoom's new design also offers a higher magnification for the 4x zoom ratio to fill your close-ups with radiant detail. The optical zoom combines with a 3.6x digital zoom to take you quickly and smoothly to 14x. And all this power comes to you in a camera that's so small and light, you'll want to tuck it in your bag and take it everywhere you go.

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.



Audio Formats WAV


Camera Modes

Shooting Modes:

  • Auto
  • Creative Zone (P, Tv, Av, M)
  • Stitch Assist
  • Movie
  • Image Zone:
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Night scene
  • Fast shutter
  • Slow shutter
  • Special Scene Modes:
  • Foliage
  • Snow
  • Beach
  • Fireworks
  • Underwater
  • Indoor
  • Kids & Pets
  • Night Snapshot

Photo Effects:

  • Off
  • Vivid
  • Neutral
  • Low Sharpening
  • Sepia
  • Black & White

Continuous Shooting Mode:

  • Approximate 1.9 shots/sec


Memory Card Supported MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card


Viewfinder Type Optical


Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture-Priority AE
  • Shutter-Priority AE
  • Manual

Physical Characteristics

Height 2.5"


Image Formats JPEG

Network & Communication



Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
HD Movie Mode No
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)


PictBridge Yes

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 2
Battery Built-in No
Battery Size Supported AA

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type CCD
Total Camera Resolution 4.2 Megapixel
Display Resolution 115000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Custom
  • Pre-set:
  • Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Tungsten
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
Effective Camera Resolution 4 Megapixel
Screen Size 1.8"


Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
External Flash Optional

General information

Product Series A
Product Model A520
Product Line PowerShot
Manufacturer Part Number 9715A001
Manufacture GTIN 0013803047837
Brand Name Canon


Minimum Focus Distance 2"
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Optical Zoom 4x
Digital Zoom 3.6x
Focal Length 5.80 mm to 23.20 mm


Platform Supported PC
Additional Information


  • Auto
  • ISO 50
  • ISO 100
  • ISO 200
  • ISO 400
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