12x zoom in tiny and stunning metal body With a tiny metal body in an amazing finish the IXUS 500 HS packs a powerful 12x optical zoom extending to 21x with ZoomPlus. HS System: 10.1 MP CMOS The HS System excels in low light so you can capture the real atmosphere of the scene without flash or tripod. Advanced DIGIC 5 processing and a high sensitivity 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor give excellent image quality in all situations. Intelligent IS automatically adjusts the optical Image Stabilizer to the scene from 7 modes. 7.5 cm (3.0\") PureColor II G LCD A large, high quality 460k dot LCD screen with excellent visibility allows easy framing and reviewing of images from any angle plus effortless menu navigation.