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Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
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Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera

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16MP 18x CMOS Jan 2014
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41 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the cameras of a similar age and spec.

The editors of Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all concluded that concluded that they would recommend this compact camera camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The reviewer at one more expert review site concluded that this camera was brilliant and gave it one of their highest awards. What Digital Camera gave this Canon camera a "Gold" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

Twenty experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this camera on average 75 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

PowerShot SX600 HS owners on average rated this camera 77%.

Easy to Use

A few customers said that it was easy to use. Alex Hayward wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Was astounded by its reliability, ease of use and fantastic results” and scored it 5 stars. Alex J wrote last year “It's simple to use and takes good quality photographs” and rated it as very good. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Laptop reasonably easy and remote control function an added bonus”.

Two people concluded that it was easy to use the menus. In November Nick mentioned “Auto settings very good so rarely needed”.

One Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good experience. Alan Priest mentioned a few weeks ago “In my experience Canon make fantastic compact digital camera” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS.

One customer who bought the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS thought it had a good interface. K. Guy Wilkinson wrote in his review on Amazon “Great camera, fabulous pictures, fantastic user interface”.

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Reasonably Priced

A number of people who bought the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS thought it was good value for money. Alex Hayward mentioned in November last year “Fantastic performance and a great price - couldn't be happier” in his Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review. In the same month Alex J mentioned “It's a decent quality camera for a reasonable price” in his review. Also in November last year Dadoodieman mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review on Amazon “Great value at the current price”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Alun Rees wrote on Amazon “Excellent for a small and fairly cheap camera”. Average Joe wrote “This camera is cheap” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 1 stars. Jorge Gonzalez De Amezua wrote this year “Good deal” in his review of this digital camera.

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Robust

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Countrygirl mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Although small it feels very solid the hand and battery life is excellent”. Familyman said in their review of this digital camera “Solid and has taken first pictures” . S. Riches mentioned “This SX600 feels well made, fits nicely in the hand” in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review and rated it 5 stars.

A few Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was reliable. Last year Alex Hayward wrote “I took this camera to Paris last week and was astounded by its reliability, ease of use”. This year Amazonreviewer123 said “If you want a small, dependable, featureful camera that looks nice” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Two years ago expert website Techradar.com mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS “If you're looking for a reliable camera with a decent zoom range that's capable of producing good quality images – without too much input from you – this is a good option” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars.

Several customers concluded that it was strong and durable. Caz8086 wrote on Amazon “The only reason I have dropped a star is that I haven't worked out the functions”. Photoab said in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review on Amazon “The case is pretty robust and better than expected”. Expert website Gadgets.ndtv.com mentioned “If the requirement is a rugged camera we suggest ta”.

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Nice Design

A number of Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owners who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Mr Baz rated it 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The Canon is a pretty good camera in most respects it's well priced, mostly good performance”. Mr Baz also wrote “Overall pretty pleased”. In November last year Mrs Heather Johnson wrote “Good straightforward camera easy to use with pretty good results for the price” in her Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review.

Three customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was neat. Happy Punter wrote in their review “It is very neat and takes great photos” . Mac1 wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS last year “Neat little camera that does everything you want” and gave the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS a rating of 4 stars. Rodweb said “Neat wee camera, having trouble though setting up the wireless capability” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owner who bought the product thought it was a good design. Gadgets.ndtv.com said “The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS makes up for the loss of ruggedness with a compact design and long zoom lens” .

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Good Connectivity

Eleven Canon PowerShot SX600 HS reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review “Wi fi works well”. Amazon Customer also said “Would make more sense if it was bluetooth not wi fi, since wi fi only connects camera to the phone not actual internet or social networks”. K. Guy Wilkinson gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “Buy if you want fab pictures - dont for Wifi”.

One person who bought this digital camera thought it was able to connect to the internet. Kevin Munro rated it 4 stars and he wrote “Good buy although only very basic instructions & had to download them from the internet which wasn't as easy as it sounds with this product.” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Battery Life

Eight people who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS mentioned that it had a good battery life. Happy Punter mentioned in November last year “The super zoom works well and I like having a rechargeable battery” in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review and scored the product very highly. Mr Baz said on Amazon “Easy to operate with logical menus+ Photo quality quite reasonable at this price point (for normal print sizes)+ Built in NFC and wifi+ Has a real battery” and rated it 4 stars. Wei Li said “Convenient, accurate colour, versatile in terms of functionality, solid material, easy connection, very decent battery life, lovely colour to match my iPhone” in her review of this digital camera.

Good Product Quality

Thirty-three Canon PowerShot SX600 HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good quality. Amazon Customer said “From the image quality so far no problems or faults to report” in their review. Amazon Customer also said “Quality Compact”. In November Amazonreviewer123 wrote on Amazon “It takes good high quality (well” and gave the product an excellent rating.

Good Size

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Alan Priest mentioned in his Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review in November “Another excellent compact camera from Canon” . Andii said in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review on Amazon “Very happy with this compact camera”. Dave S. mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Above any other make of compact camera that I have used”.

Several customers said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was thin. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “The Canon PowerShot SX600 ($249.99) is a slim camera that somehow manages to squeeze an 18x zoom lens into its svelte body” in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review. Pcmag.com also wrote “The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is a slim camera with an 18x zoom lens”. Techradar.com said “The SX600 HS offers an 18x optical zoom in a body which is slim and compact” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS.

Two Canon PowerShot SX600 HS reviewers who reviewed it thought it was heavy and bulky. Last year Caz8086 gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Compact (not too heavy though” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS. Hannah said on Amazon “The pictures came out in great quality! The camera itself is a good size if you don't want something bulky or heavy to carry around” in her Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review and scored the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS very highly.

A few people concluded that it was lightweight. V. Lowe wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS on Amazon “Lovely lightweight camera”. One customer who bought the product thought it was good physically. S. Riches said in their review “I like the pop-up flash because it's a good physical reminder” and scored the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS 5 stars.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer scored this digital camera very highly and said two years ago “Takes good pictures in most lighting situations -”. Andii mentioned in their review of this digital camera “So easy to use and the photos are pin sharp” . B4-Its-2-L8 mentioned in their review in November last year “Shoot camera (although I've had others; Olympus/Samsung that take better pictures, especially in low light).2” but even so they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

A number of customers concluded that it was good in low light. Countrygirl said in their review on Amazon “It performs well in low light, even just moonlight, flash photos are good”. S. Riches said on Amazon “The results which this setting produces are excellent, even in low light without flash”.

A few Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owners mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had a good picture resolution. T.h.edwards scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon two years ago “Good compact, dead easy on auto, reasonable selections of alternative shooting modes, great x18 magnification”. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Helps steady the camera while shooting on the go or in low-lightGood overall image quality460k dot LCD is great fo” .

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Good Quality Lens

A few customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good zoom. Alex Hayward wrote “The zoom is particularly good - i can't imagine a better camera at this price being on the market” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS. Jens Larsen said “This camera, however, has a powerful zoom, 16 megapixels” in their review of this digital camera. In November last year Maria Almudena D. Lopez wrote on Amazon “Very good quality pictures and really impressed with the Zoom capabilities” in his Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review.

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had a good lens. Dave S. said “Very nice camera with very nice wide angle lens 24 mm” in his Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review. Digitaltrends.com wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS “Has a 30x lens”. Digitaltrends.com also wrote “So, even though it may have a better lens, for us the SX600 feels nearly ident”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had a good autofocus. Mr Baz gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Good enough to use in most lighting conditions+ Good consistent autofocus performance with mostly reliable metering”. Pcquest.com wrote “Quick focus” in their review.

One Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owner concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Pcquest.com mentioned “Excellent optical stabilisation” in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review.

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Good Video Capture

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording. C Batt said “Excellent image quality and video good and easy to use” in their review. Janine Birch-Horn mentioned on Amazon “Takes great clear pictures and movies and the creative function is fun” in her review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS. Molly Bennett said on Amazon “Got some amazing shots and videos with it!” in her review.

Good Technical Features

Some Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owners said in their reviews that the product had good features. Last year B4-Its-2-L8 mentioned “The Canon PowerShot SX600 has some good features” however they rated the product 60 out of 100. J Cameron said in their review of this digital camera “Easy to use and lots of good features”. La19 mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review on Amazon “Honestly often get better shots and features with my phone” but they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good Support

Some Canon PowerShot SX600 HS reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago Biff wrote on Amazon “A Good simple 1-2 page Index guide would be useful” in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review and gave the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS a score of 80 out of 100. Mood 1 mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS “Small size discovering effects had to download manual good macro” and rated the product 4 stars. S. Riches wrote in their review on Amazon “Some people criticise lack of detailed manual controls” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

Canon has good average reviews for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Flash

A few Canon PowerShot SX600 HS owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good flash. Two years ago Mrs H. mentioned “Down side is the flash popping up where I tend to hold the camera”.

Has a GPS

has a GPS

The PowerShot SX600 HS has a GPS, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of this type and age do not have a GPS.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot SX600 HS supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do not support WiFi connectivity.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the VR-340[pl_1686246_price], or the VR-340[pl_1686246_price] both from Olympus which is cheaper.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot SX600 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years do not support Full HD video.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The PowerShot SX600 HS has one of the bigger optical zooms (18 times zoom factor) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX600 HS the optical zooms range from 2.7x to 63x.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS, the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot SX600 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot SX600 HS also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the PowerShot SX600 HS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolutions of 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 4608 x 3072, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 3456 x 3456, 2448 x 2448 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX600 HS the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

At 6.9, the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a quite small maximum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS. The average maximum aperture of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS is 6.8.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

The combined zoom of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX600 HS range from 3x to 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 50x. With a combined zoom of 72 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX600 HS has a quite big combined zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX600 HS.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX600 HS the maximum focal lengths range from 0.28mm to 1,800mm. With a maximum focal length of 400 millimeters, the PowerShot SX600 HS has one of the longer maximum focal lengths amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the PowerShot SX600 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot SX600 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This camera also supports a video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX600 HS.

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has one of the higher display resolutions (461,000 pixels) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The lowest display resolution of cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot SX600 HS is 230 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Features Five Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the PowerShot SX600 HS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX600 HS. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX600 HS. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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290 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is a camera that takes 290 shots shots per battery charge.

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TFT Display

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a better display than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The worst display of all digital cameras of this spec and age is LCD and the best is OLED.

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11 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS said that it was not noisy. Two years ago Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon “There is no audible motor noise when zooming (least I couldn't hear any) Video does get a bit "grainy in lower light/indoors"Cons” in his review of this digital camera. Expert review site Pcmag.com said in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review “Its images are on the noisy side” but they still rated the product 4 stars. Pcquest.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX600 HS review “Mediocre, noisy images”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec support video recording, however the PowerShot SX600 HS does not support video recording.

Other cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to consider include the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years, the PowerShot SX600 HS is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is more than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX600 HS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has One Shooting Mode

The number of shooting modes found on the PowerShot SX600 HS is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX600 HS.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Only Has Seven White Balance Modes

The PowerShot SX600 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX600 HS.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution and Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution and capture speed of 1920x1080@30fps|640x480@30fps, which is typical of many digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

The minimum apertures of cameras of this age and spec range from 1.3 to 6.6. At 3.8, the PowerShot SX600 HS has a quite large minimum aperture compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot SX600 HS over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

The PowerShot SX600 HS has a fairly average screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price].

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the PowerShot SX600 HS has a fairly typical megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

There are a number of other 16MP digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX600 HS has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot SX600 HS has a relatively typical weight (188 grams) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX600 HS.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (170g and cheaper).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

If the sensor type of this compact camera camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] (CCD and cheaper).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Orientation Sensor
Camera File System
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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15 June 2015

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is not only compact in size also packs loads of features. With 16 MP sensor and 18X zoom lens, it is one of the perfect choices for the beginners. The camera sports... Read more…

The Canon PowerShot S 600 HS delivers easy automatic shooting options, very good photo and video quality, and a useful zoom range with optical image stabilization in a slim, lightweight package and at
Compact body
18x optical zoom
Warm, natural colour reproduction
Compact, pocketfriendly body
The lens is slow, so indoor use of the zoom lens is limited, the autofocus can be frustratingly inaccurate at times, and lowlight photo and video quality are merely OK
Average lowlight performance
Mediocre, noisy images
No advanced shooting modes
Slow lens zom
3 January 2015

Updated as on January 2014. Don't forget to bookmark this page, as we will be updating it regularly.Compact cameras have reached all kinds of people over the past few years. As a result, the... Read more…

4 August 2014

Quick TakeProsExposure and Color were accurate in all shooting modesDedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to recordIntelligent I.S. helps steady the camera while shooting on the go or in... Read more…

27 June 2014

The right side has a wrist strap anchor point and a door that hides AV and HDMI out ports. The base has the tripod anchor point and a door behind which is the solid battery and any SD card you... Read more…

25 June 2014

Though there's nothing extraordinary about it, the SX600 HS is a solid choice for snapshooters wanting a simple step up from a smartphone without sacrificing on-the-go sharing...

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Reviewed 19 November 2014 by Rnaugatuck
Rnaugatuck would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Half the size of my 5 yr. old PowerShot and with more features and greatly improved performance. Old camera started to have problems with stabilization and focus. It had worked well overall, so I... Read more…

Reviewed 23 December 2014 by Sraroque
Sraroque would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

It exceeds my expectations at this price. I highly recommend to anyone in search of handy and easy to use ... point and shoot camera. The best I have had in decades. SUPERB...

Reviewed 1 January 2015 by Deedubb62
Deedubb62 would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

This little pocket dynamo captures pix almost as good as my 70D. I always carry it with me if I am not using a DSLR. You can't go wrong with this little tool which is very powerful!

Reviewed 13 November 2014 by Scott c.
(Verified Purchase)

Memory controllers are identical to the more expensive boards, there may be a bios/overclock difference as well (not that this board doesn't have ALOT of over clocking features). if you are not an... Read more…

Reviewed 14 September 2013 by Frank D.
(Verified Purchase)

Make sure you check your NT System & Kernal process after the USB 3.0 driver is installed. Also my customers OS was Vista x64. He has been using Vista for quite some time and refuses to upgrade to... Read more…

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