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Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
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Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Digital Camera

20.3MP 30x CMOS Jan 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 19,570 expert and user reviews for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its compact camera digital cameras.

Very Large Screen Size

The screen size of the PowerShot SX710 HS of 3 inches is one of the largest amongst digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX710 HS. The screen sizes of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX710 HS range from 1.3" to 3".

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX90[plb_2838898_price], and the Canon SX710 HS[plb_3538695_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot SX710 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX710 HS do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support Full HD video and we think the Sony DSC-HX90V[plb_2841480_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot SX710 HS supports WiFi connectivity, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type do not support WiFi connectivity.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX90V[plb_2841480_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age do not have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX90V[plb_2841480_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than a year, the PowerShot SX710 HS has an image stabiliser.

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Very High Megapixel Count

The PowerShot SX710 HS has one of the higher megapixel counts (20.3 megapixels) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Compact camera digital cameras that came out more than a year ago have megapixel counts of between 1.3MP and 21MP, and the average megapixel count is 17MP.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS. The smallest optical zoom of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS is 2.8x, the biggest is 40x, and the average optical zoom is 15x.

Other 30x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price], the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price], or the Sony DSC-HX90[plb_2838898_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many cameras that were launched more than a year ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you are looking for a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-WX500[plb_2838899_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS[plb_3125490_price] (HC MMC+|MMC+|SD|SDHC) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of digital cameras of this age and type range from 6.2mm to 960mm, and the average maximum focal length is 350mm. With a maximum focal length of 750 millimeters, the PowerShot SX710 HS has one of the longer maximum focal lengths amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 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 around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Fluorescent H" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Many Total Megapixel Count

The least total megapixel count of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX710 HS is 12MP, the most is 22MP, and the average total megapixel count is 18MP. With a total megapixel count of 21.1 megapixels, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has one of the more total megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Extra / Smart Zoom

With an extra / smart zoom of 60 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX710 HS has one of the bigger extra / smart zooms amongst digital cameras of this age. The extra / smart zooms of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than a year range from 2x to 60x.

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Has Five Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot SX710 HS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX710 HS. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

The PowerShot SX710 HS has one of the bigger combined zoom (120 times zoom factor) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX710 HS the combined zoom range from 12x to 120x.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

Compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago have display resolutions of between 230,000 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. At 922,000 pixels, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

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Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the PowerShot SX710 HS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX710 HS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a higher image resolution than most similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Canon digital camera has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS the worst image resolution is 1280 x 1024 pixels and the best is 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

Across all the cameras of this spec and age the maximum apertures range from 2.7 to 17, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8. The PowerShot SX710 HS has one of the smaller maximum apertures (6.9) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot SX710 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 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 amongst all compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 5184 x 3888, 2048 x 1536, 5184 x 2912, 3648 x 2048, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 5184 x 3456, 3648 x 2432, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 3888 x 3888, 2736 x 2736 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. Across all comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the PowerShot SX710 HS is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by cameras of this spec and age. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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Features Six Auto Focus

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX710 HS. The auto focus "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Continuous Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Short

When compared to other cameras of this type and age, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS's height of only 34.8 millimeters is one of the shortest. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS the heights range from 34mm to 96mm, and the average height is 61mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a GPS

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS does not have a GPS. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS also do not have a GPS.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS which you might want to consider including the SX710 HS[pl_3538695_price], or the IXUS 275 HS[pl_2846769_price] both from Canon or the Sony DSC-HX90V[plb_2841480_price].

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX710 HS, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS does not support video recording.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support video recording to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-HX90V[plb_2841480_price], the Nikon Coolpix S7000[plb_2759382_price], or the Canon IXUS 275 HS[plb_2846769_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the PowerShot SX710 HS is not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the PowerShot SX710 HS is not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70[plb_2749648_price].

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Heavy

The PowerShot SX710 HS is quite heavy (269 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. The lightest compact camera camera that has been on the market for more than a year is 100g and the heaviest is 460g.

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Thick

The depths of compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX710 HS range from 18mm to 86mm, and the average depth is 32mm. The PowerShot SX710 HS is fairly thick (65.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly big minimum ISO speed (100) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The smallest minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of this spec and age is 80 and the biggest is 130.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Canon IXUS 170[plb_2701303_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Medion Life E44050[plb_3010757_price] (5x).

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MOS Sensor Type

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a better sensor type than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago have a CCD sensor type.

There are a number of other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9900[plb_2751364_price].

If the sensor type of this Canon camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Canon IXUS 170[plb_2701303_price] (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
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
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Smile Detection
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
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
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Orientation Sensor
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Quick Start Guide
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon sx710, canon sx710h, info 0109c011, canon p219254, canon co62653, canon sx710hs, info 0110c011, canon p218481, info 0110c011a, canon 0110c002, canon p218481p, info 0109c011a, canon 0109c001, canon p219254p, canon 0109c011, canon 0110c011, canon 0109c002, canon co62653e, info 0109c011aa, canon 0110c011a, canon 0110c002a, canon 0109c002a, canon co62653ea, info 0110c011aa, canon 0110c011aa, canon 0110c002aa, canon 0109c002aa, canon co62653ean, canon canpssx710, listing 0109c011
Barcodes 00013803252552, 00013803252835, 04549292028980, 04549292029741, 08714570000000, 08714574626536

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