this camera has 12X-optical zoom. the canon power shot Elph 510 HS has just 0.86 inches thick where as 8X-optical zoom canon power shot elph 310 HS has 0.87 inch thick.
the super slim design and touch screen adds the another advantage for this model.we can say this canon's 12X megapixel power shot elph 510 HS as the worlds thinnest digital camera with 12X optical zoom and 28mm wide-angle lens. the body measures 3.9inches wide,2.32 inches tall. and 0.86 inch deep. and its optically stabilized zoom lens reaches from 28mm wide-angle to 336mm telephoto in 35mm film equivalent.
it also has low light optimized CMOS sensor and 3.2 inch diagonal LCD touchscreen .the power shot elph 510 hs offers a high speed burst mode for still images that fires off 7.8 shots per second .this priced at $350 and will be available in black,silver or red.