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5 Best Bridge Cameras in the UK - November 2019

Updated 31 October 2019 by Matthew
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5 best bridge cameras

Which Are the Best Bridge Cameras?

Don't have time to read our analysis of the best bridge cameras? No problem, let's cut to the chase, the best bridge cameras are:


What Bridge Camera to Buy in November 2019?

Let's take a look at the top 5 bridge cameras currently for sale in the UK, compared side by side:

Best Buy Great Price
Pentax X-5 Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Nikon Coolpix B500 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Kodak Pixpro AZ422
Pentax X-5 Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Nikon Coolpix B500 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III Kodak Pixpro AZ422
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£183.99 Buy Now
Toby Deals
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£156.99 Buy Now
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£908.99 Buy Now
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16MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
26x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
20.3MP
5184 X 3888
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
50x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
16MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
40x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
6.5
MINIMUM
6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
20.2MP
5472 X 3648
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
8.3x
OPTICAL ZOOM
4K
VIDEO RESOLUTION
25,600
MAXIMUM ISO
SPEED
20MP
5152 X 3864
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
42x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
89
Reviews
111 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
77
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Age
7 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
90
Reviews
160 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
91
Reviews
791 Reviews + 2 Awards
85
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
62
Value for Money
Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent
95
Reviews
184 Reviews + 22 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
70
Value for Money
Good
70
Age
4 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
93
Reviews
6 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
80
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Age
3 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
A fully featured and award winning 507g digital camera, with a low price and optical zoom. It features smile detection and multi burst mode, has an image stabiliser and supports Full HD video. Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera has a good zoom, it's able to produce good images and very easy to use. A best selling and optical zoom 442g digital camera, great for portrait photography. It has an image stabiliser and a GPS, features smile detection and supports Wi-Fi. Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera has an outstanding picture quality, outstanding features and it's very easy to use. Customers report that this digital camera has excellent features and it's really able to produce good images, and easy to use. It's a best selling and award winning 542g digital camera, with a very good spec and optical zoom. It supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video, has an image stabiliser and features bluetooth. A multi award winning and fully featured 8.3x optical zoom camera, good for everyday photography. It supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video, has an image stabiliser and features smile detection. Our review analysis indicates that this camera has an outstanding lens and zoom, and it's really able to produce good images. A classic and good spec 444g digital camera, with a cheap price and optical zoom. It has an image stabiliser, a built-in flash and an HDMI and features smile detection. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has a good zoom and it's able to produce good images.
Pentax X-5 size in context Canon PowerShot SX540 HS size in context
8 Reasons For
Smile Detection
Full HD Video
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Multi Burst Mode
Built-in Flash
User Reviews Are Moderately Better
Better What Digital Camera Review Score
Has a Better Screen or Viewfinder
14 Reasons For
43% Lighter
Higher Megapixels
Higher Image Resolution
Smile Detection
Full HD Video
Moderately Wider Field of View
HDMI
GPS
Wi-Fi
Better Kagoo Score
Better Brand
More Reasonably Priced
Better in Terms of Size
Took Good Pictures
13 Reasons For
Full HD Video
HDMI
400 More Battery Life
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Built-in Flash
More Popular
More Customers Recommend it
More Solidly Made
More Nicely Designed
Easier to Use
Better Well Designed Technical Features
Has a Better Lens That Was Good
15 Reasons For
1/1 to 1/1.5"" Image Sensor Size
4 Times Higher Still Image Resolution
29x Bigger Digital Zoom
Smile Detection
Full HD Video
4 Times Higher Video Resolution
3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Pixels Video Resolution
HDMI
Wi-Fi
Built-in Flash
22 More Awards
Expert Reviews Are a Lot Better
User Reviews Are Moderately Better
8 Expert Review Sites Gave It a Higher Review Score
Better for Video Capture
6 Reasons For
Smile Detection
HDMI
Built-in Flash
Cheaper by £8
More Shops Are Selling it
Newer by Five Months
29 Reasons Against
65g Heavier
22% Lower Megapixels
Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" (1/2.33)" Image Sensor Size
10 Times Lower Still Image Resolution
Lower Image Resolution
25.8x Smaller Digital Zoom
Lower Maximum ISO Sensitivity
4 Times Lower Video Resolution
Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Pixels Video Resolution
270 Less Battery Life
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
Worse Kagoo Score
£11 More Expensive
Not As Many Stockists
Over Three Years Older
Fewer Awards
A Lot Lower Expert Review Score
A Lot Lower Overall Review Score
Worse Brand
5 Expert Review Sites Gave It a Lower Review Score
Has a Worse Price
A Worse Size
Has a Worse Design
Harder to Use
Has Worse Technical Features
Has a Worse Lens That Was Good
Took Good Quality Pictures
Recorded Good Videos
21 Reasons Against
Smaller Image Sensor Size
Only 640 X 360 (4:3 - (L) 5184 X 3888| (M) 2592 X 1944| (M1) 3648 X 2736| (M2) 2048 X 1536| (S) 640 X 480|16:9 - (L) 5184 X 2912| (M1) 3648 X 2048| (M2) 1920 X 1080| (S) 640 X 360|3:2 - (L) 5184 X 3456| (M1) 3648 X 2432| (M2) 2048 X 1368| (S) 640 X 424|1:1 - (L) 3888 X 3888| (M1) 2736 X 2736| (M2) 1536 X 1536| (S)) Still Image Resolution
Significantly Smaller Digital Zoom
22,400 Lower Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Pixels Video Resolution
Lower Video Resolution
Vastly Lower Display Resolution
395 Less Battery Life
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
£35 More Expensive
Fewer Sellers
Six Months Older
Less Popular
Fewer Awards
Appreciably Lower Expert Review Score
Lower User Review Score
3 Expert Review Sites Gave It a Lower Review Score
Harder to Use
Worse Well Designed Technical Features
Has a Worse Lens
Has a Worse Screen or Viewfinder
27 Reasons Against
Heavier
4.3MP Lower Megapixels
Half As Big Image Sensor Size
Lower Still Image Resolution
Lower Image Resolution
Not Waterproof
29x Smaller Digital Zoom
Vastly Lower Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Lower Video Resolution
4 Times Lower Video Resolution
Significantly Smaller Internal Memory
2% Narrower Field of View
Lower Display Resolution
Worse Kagoo Score
£8 More Expensive
Less Retailers
Five Months Older
Fewer Awards
A Lot Lower Expert Review Score
Marginally Lower User Review Score
Worse Brand
3 Expert Review Sites Gave It a Lower Review Score
Has a Worse Price
A Worse Size
Has a Worse Screen or Viewfinder
Took Good Quality Photos
Recorded Good Videos
25 Reasons Against
Heavier
Slightly Lower Megapixels
Not Waterproof
Does Not Have a GPS
260 Less Battery Life
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
Worse Kagoo Score
£760 More Expensive
Not As Many Stockists
Over One Year Older
Less Customers Recommend it
Worse Brand
1 Expert Review Site Gave It a Lower Review Score
Has a Worse Price
Less Reliable
A Worse Size
Harder to Use
Has a Worse Lens
Has a Worse Screen or Viewfinder
Produces Worse Quality Photos
Worse for Sports Photography
Worse for Wildlife Photography
Worse for Portrait Photography
Worse for Landscape Photography
Worse for Everyday Photography
18 Reasons Against
2g Heavier
Lower Megapixels
Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" (1/2.3)" Image Sensor Size
4 Times Lower Still Image Resolution
88% Smaller Digital Zoom
Lower Maximum ISO Sensitivity
9 Times Lower Video Resolution
Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Pixels Video Resolution
Smaller Internal Memory
768,800 Pixels Lower Display Resolution
Does Not Have a GPS
Only 200 Battery Life
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
Worse Kagoo Score
Less Popular
User Review Rating is Considerably Worse
Worse Brand
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Pentax X-5

£159.99
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Pentax X-5

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Pentax X-5
16MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
26x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
6,400
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
3.1
MINIMUM
507g
7.2x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN

The Pentax X-5 has a Kagoo Score of 80. With a price tag of £159.99 this digital camera is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Pentax X-5 or read our article on whether you should buy a Pentax digital camera.

Features We Love:
ok optical zoom (26x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Image stabiliser
ok minimum aperture number (3.1)
Features smile detection

A fully featured and award winning 507g digital camera, with a low price and optical zoom. It features smile detection and multi burst mode, has an image stabiliser and supports Full HD video. Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera has a good zoom, it's able to produce good images and very easy to use.

89
Reviews
111 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
77
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Age
7 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Pentax X-5 has terrific user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 111 reviews. Pentax X-5 has received a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine.

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8 Reasons For for Choosing the Pentax X-5

Smile Detection

The Pentax X-5 features smile detection (as do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III), but the Nikon Coolpix B500 does not feature this benefit. More ...

'Smile detection' is a special mode for a digital camera that can detect when the subject is smiling, and take the photo automatically when it detects a smile.

Automatic smile detection makes it easy to capture the perfect moment in a photo, and means you won't miss a brief smile due to poor reflexes.

Full HD Video

The Pentax X-5 supports Full HD video, and so do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 does not. More ...

Cameras with full HD video recording can capture video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD video usually appears sharper as more pixels re being recorded.

A Lot Bigger Internal Memory

The Pentax X-5 has an internal memory of 75.3, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 is only an 8MB internal memory digital camera (67.3MB smaller) and the Nikon Coolpix B500 is only a 20MB internal memory digital camera (55.3MB smaller). More ...

Internal memory is the amount of digital storage built into the camera.

The bigger the internal memory of the camera, the more photos can be stored at one time, without having to resort to an external SD card.

Multi Burst Mode

The Pentax X-5 features multi burst mode, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III do not. More ...

'Multi burst mode' is a special setting on a digital camera to allow it to take multiple photos in very quick succession at a single button press.

Burst mode is very helpful for sports photography, or any time where you are trying to capture a fast-moving subject.

Built-in Flash

The Pentax X-5 has a built-in flash (as do the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III), however the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS does not have this feature. More ...

Cameras with a built in flash illuminate the subject in low light conditions. A flash can also be used to place more emphasis on the foreground or lighten dark shadows.

Cameras with a built in flash can take pictures in low light conditions. Since no external flash is required, cameras with a built in flash are smaller and easier to carry.

User Reviews Are Moderately Better

The average user review score of the Pentax X-5 is 93% based on 99 reviews, but the average rating of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 87% (based on 148 reviews), the average rating of the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 is 83% (based on 6 reviews) and the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix B500 is 92% (based on 786 reviews).

Better What Digital Camera Review Score

What Digital Camera gave the Pentax X-5 a review score of 84%, however the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III only has a rating of 80% from the same site.

Has a Better Screen or Viewfinder

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Pentax X-5 has a better screen or viewfinder. Several people thought that it had a good screen and viewfinder.

29 Reasons Against for Choosing the Pentax X-5

65g Heavier

The Pentax X-5 is a 507 digital camera. That's 65g heavier than the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS (442g), 63g heavier than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (444g), 35g lighter than the Nikon Coolpix B500 (542g) and 263g lighter than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (770g). More ...

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

22% Lower Megapixels

The Pentax X-5 has a megapixels of 16 (as does the Nikon Coolpix B500), however the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III are all 20.2MP digital cameras (4.2MP higher). More ...

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" (1/2.33)" Image Sensor Size

The Pentax X-5 has a 1/2 to 1/2.5" (1/2.33)" image sensor size, and so are the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Nikon Coolpix B500, which is half as big image sensor size as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (1/1 to 1/1.5"). More ...

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a digital camera. Compact digital cameras have smaller optical sensors due to the reduced space available in the camera body. Digital SLRs and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILCs) have large optical sensors to achieve maximum image quality.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality photographs. A 4/3" sensor size has a 2x crop factor compared to 35mm film, while a 1/4" sensor size is significantly smaller and will result in lower quality images.

10 Times Lower Still Image Resolution

The Pentax X-5 supports a still image resolution of 1024 x 768, which is 3 times lower still image resolution as the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (1920 x 1080 (Full HD)), half as high still image resolution as the Nikon Coolpix B500 (1600 x 1200) and 10 times lower still image resolution as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (3648 x 2056). More ...

Image resolution refers to the amount of pixels that make up an photo taken on a digital camera. It is measured as the width x the height of the image - so a 1280 x 720 resolution camera can take a photo that is 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels tall.

Higher image resolutions mean that the photos are comprised of more pixels, which translate to more detailed and higher quality photos. Also, because they are larger photos, they can be displayed on larger screens or printed out at vastly increased sizes without losing detail.

Lower Image Resolution

The Pentax X-5 has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels pixels, and so is the Nikon Coolpix B500, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels. More ...

Image resolution refers to the amount of pixels that make up an photo taken on a digital camera. It is measured as the width x the height of the image - so a 1280 x 720 resolution camera can take a photo that is 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels tall.

Higher image resolutions mean that the photos are comprised of more pixels, which translate to more detailed and higher quality photos. Also, because they are larger photos, they can be displayed on larger screens or printed out at vastly increased sizes without losing detail.

25.8x Smaller Digital Zoom

The Pentax X-5 has a digital zoom of 7.2, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Nikon Coolpix B500 are all 4x digital zoom digital cameras (3.2x smaller) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 33x digital zoom digital camera (25.8x bigger). More ...

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Lower Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Pentax X-5 is only 6 maximum ISO speed (as does the Nikon Coolpix B500), but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 are both 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital cameras (3,200 lower) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (19,200 higher). More ...

ISO sensitivity denotes the sensitivity of your camera to available light. Modifying the sensitivity causes the camera to gather more or less light when forming an image. Higher sensitivity gathers more light, which means can lead to a sharper image in low-light conditions. However it may also lead to increased 'noise', meaning the ISO level must be carefully modified to get the best shot.

A higher maximum ISO sensitivity will allow you to take photos in lower light levels without using flash.

4 Times Lower Video Resolution

The Pentax X-5 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels pixels, and so are the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Nikon Coolpix B500, which is 4 times lower video resolution as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels). More ...

'Maximum video resolution' measures the largest possible video that the digital camera is able to record.

A larger video resolution means the camera can shoot videos that will be sharper, more detailed and have more clarity.

Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Pixels Video Resolution

The best video resolution supported by the Pentax X-5 is 1280 x 720 pixels pixels which is also supported by the Kodak Pixpro AZ422. Whereas the best video resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Nikon Coolpix B500 is 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels (twice as high video resolution) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels (9 times higher video resolution). More ...

The Pentax X-5 also supports a 640 x 480 pixels video resolution.

The video resolution is the size of the image that the camera can record in video mode. It is measured in pixels where the first value is the number of horizontal pixels and the second value is the number of vertical pixels.

A higher video resolution will be noticeable when playing back videos on HD televisions. The video will appear sharper and more life like. Recording video at a higher resolution will fill your memory card more quickly though.

270 Less Battery Life

The Pentax X-5 is a digital camera that takes 330 battery life, whereas the Nikon Coolpix B500 only takes 600 battery life and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III only takes 340 battery life. More ...

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Pentax X-5 does not support Wi-Fi (As does the the Kodak Pixpro AZ422), whereas the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III support this feature. More ...

WiFi connectivity allows you upload photos to your computer and the internet without connecting the camera to the computer with a cable.

WiFi connectivity makes it easier to upload your photos as you will not need a cable. Most cameras will also allow you to print photos via Wifi.

Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Pentax X-5 does not feature bluetooth (As do the the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III), however the Nikon Coolpix B500 features this benefit. More ...

Bluetooth is a communication standard used to wirelessly transfer data between devices. In a digital camera, it is used to send photos between the camera and mobile phones and tablets, or to control external peripherals (such as flashes).

Bluetooth is a necessity to use certain modern camera peripherals, so without this tech you will be limited with what extras you can use.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Pentax X-5 has received a Kagoo Score of 80, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS scored 85, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 scored 83 and the Nikon Coolpix B500 scored 81.

£11 More Expensive

The Pentax X-5 is more expensive than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 by £11.

Not As Many Stockists

Only 1 shop sell the Pentax X-5, however 5 shops sell the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, 10 shops sell the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, 7 shops sell the Nikon Coolpix B500 and 3 sellers sell the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III. More ...

Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Over Three Years Older

The Pentax X-5 is older than the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS by three years, older than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 by four years, older than the Nikon Coolpix B500 by four years and older than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III by three years.

Fewer Awards

Whilst the Pentax X-5 has received 1 award, the Nikon Coolpix B500 has received 2 awards and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has received 22 awards.

A Lot Lower Expert Review Score

The Pentax X-5 only has an average expert rating of 69%, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an average expert rating of 73% (based on 12 reviews), the Nikon Coolpix B500 has an average expert rating of 74% (based on 5 reviews) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has an average expert rating of 87% (based on 162 reviews).

A Lot Lower Overall Review Score

The Pentax X-5 only has an average overall rating of 78%, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an average overall rating of 79% (based on 160 reviews), the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 has an average overall rating of 83% (based on 6 reviews), the Nikon Coolpix B500 has an average overall rating of 81% (based on 791 reviews) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has an average overall rating of 92% (based on 184 reviews).

Worse Brand

Pentax digital cameras have an average rating of only 80%, however Canon has an average rating of 95%, Kodak has an average rating of 85.8%, Nikon has an average rating of 91.6% and Sony has an average rating of 91%.

5 Expert Review Sites Gave It a Lower Review Score

Techradar, Techradar.com/au/, Digital Versus, Ephotozine and Les Numeriques.com all gave the Pentax X-5 a lower review score. More ...

Techradar: Pentax X-5 = 60% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 90%

Techradar.com/au/: Pentax X-5 = 60% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 90%

Digital Versus: Pentax X-5 = 60% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 100%

Ephotozine: Pentax X-5 = 80% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 90%

Les Numeriques.com: Pentax X-5 = 60% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 100%
Has a Worse Price

The Pentax X-5 reviewers thought the Pentax X-5 has a worse price.

A Worse Size

On average reviewers thought the Pentax X-5 was a worse size.

Has a Worse Design

Our analysis of the Pentax X-5 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Pentax X-5 has a worse design.

Harder to Use

On average reviewers thought the Pentax X-5 was harder to use.

Has Worse Technical Features

On average reviewers thought the Pentax X-5 has worse technical features.

Has a Worse Lens That Was Good

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Pentax X-5 has a worse lens that was good.

Took Good Quality Pictures

The Pentax X-5 reviewers thought the Pentax X-5 took good quality pictures.

Recorded Good Videos

The Pentax X-5 reviewers thought the Pentax X-5 recorded good videos.

The Pentax X-5 is 120mm wide, 86.5mm tall, 106.5mm deep and weighs 507g.

Pentax X-5 front view

The cheapest price that we could find for the X-5 in the UK is £159.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

£183.99
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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
20.3MP
5184 X 3888
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
50x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
3.4
MINIMUM
442g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a Kagoo Score of 85. With a price tag of £183.99 this digital camera is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS or read our article on whether you should buy a Canon digital camera.

Features We Love:
High megapixels (20.3MP)
ok optical zoom (50x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Large minimum aperture number (3.4)
Image stabiliser

A best selling and optical zoom 442g digital camera, great for portrait photography. It has an image stabiliser and a GPS, features smile detection and supports Wi-Fi. Multiple reviews mentioned that this digital camera has an outstanding picture quality, outstanding features and it's very easy to use.

90
Reviews
160 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Age
3 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 160 reviews. Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has received a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de.

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14 Reasons For for Choosing the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

43% Lighter

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is a 442 digital camera. That's 2g lighter than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (444g), 100g lighter than the Nikon Coolpix B500 (542g), 65g lighter than the Pentax X-5 (507g) and 328g lighter than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (770g). More ...

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Higher Megapixels

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a megapixels of 20.3, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III are both only 20.2MP digital cameras (0.1MP lower) and the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5 are both only 16MP digital cameras (4.3MP lower). More ...

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Higher Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels pixels, however the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5 have a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. More ...

Image resolution refers to the amount of pixels that make up an photo taken on a digital camera. It is measured as the width x the height of the image - so a 1280 x 720 resolution camera can take a photo that is 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels tall.

Higher image resolutions mean that the photos are comprised of more pixels, which translate to more detailed and higher quality photos. Also, because they are larger photos, they can be displayed on larger screens or printed out at vastly increased sizes without losing detail.

Smile Detection

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features smile detection (as do the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Pentax X-5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III), whereas the Nikon Coolpix B500 does not feature this benefit. More ...

'Smile detection' is a special mode for a digital camera that can detect when the subject is smiling, and take the photo automatically when it detects a smile.

Automatic smile detection makes it easy to capture the perfect moment in a photo, and means you won't miss a brief smile due to poor reflexes.

Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports Full HD video, and so do the Nikon Coolpix B500, the Pentax X-5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 does not. More ...

Cameras with full HD video recording can capture video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD video usually appears sharper as more pixels re being recorded.

Moderately Wider Field of View

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a field of view of 100, however the Nikon Coolpix B500 is only a 98% field of view digital camera (2% narrower). More ...

'Field of View' denotes the angles at which the display on a digital camera can be effectively viewed, and all the information clearly read.

Wider field of views mean that you can use the display at a greater variety of angles. Conversely a very small field of view means that you have to hold the device almost directly in front of you in order to view the display.

HDMI

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an HDMI, and so do the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III, however the Pentax X-5 does not. More ...

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

GPS

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Nikon Coolpix B500, the Pentax X-5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III do not have this feature. More ...

GPS allows the camera to know where it is in the world and to automatically tag each of your photos with the location it was taken at.

If your photos have been tagged with a GPS location you can see where they were taken, automatically let your favourite photo software or website retrieve the address for that location or display them on a map.

Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports Wi-Fi, and so do the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Pentax X-5 do not. More ...

WiFi connectivity allows you upload photos to your computer and the internet without connecting the camera to the computer with a cable.

WiFi connectivity makes it easier to upload your photos as you will not need a cable. Most cameras will also allow you to print photos via Wifi.

Better Kagoo Score

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has received a Kagoo Score of 85, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 scored 83, the Nikon Coolpix B500 scored 81, the Pentax X-5 scored 80 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III scored 80.

Better Brand

Canon digital cameras have an average rating of 95%, but Kodak only has an average rating of 85.8%, Nikon only has an average rating of 91.6%, Pentax only has an average rating of 80% and Sony only has an average rating of 91%.

More Reasonably Priced

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was more reasonably priced.

Better in Terms of Size

Our analysis of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was better in terms of size. Several people thought that it was very lightweight, compact and was a very good size.

Took Good Pictures

Our analysis of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS took good pictures. Over 100 people thought that it had a superb picture quality and more than 70 people thought that it was also very able to produce good images. Our analysis also found that several people thought that it was good in low light and had a good picture resolution.

21 Reasons Against for Choosing the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Smaller Image Sensor Size

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a 1/2 to 1/2.5" (1/2.3)" image sensor size, and so are the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5, which is half as big image sensor size as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (1/1 to 1/1.5"). More ...

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a digital camera. Compact digital cameras have smaller optical sensors due to the reduced space available in the camera body. Digital SLRs and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILCs) have large optical sensors to achieve maximum image quality.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality photographs. A 4/3" sensor size has a 2x crop factor compared to 35mm film, while a 1/4" sensor size is significantly smaller and will result in lower quality images.

Only 640 X 360 (4:3 - (L) 5184 X 3888| (M) 2592 X 1944| (M1) 3648 X 2736| (M2) 2048 X 1536| (S) 640 X 480|16:9 - (L) 5184 X 2912| (M1) 3648 X 2048| (M2) 1920 X 1080| (S) 640 X 360|3:2 - (L) 5184 X 3456| (M1) 3648 X 2432| (M2) 2048 X 1368| (S) 640 X 424|1:1 - (L) 3888 X 3888| (M1) 2736 X 2736| (M2) 1536 X 1536| (S)) Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports a still image resolution of 640 x 360 (4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888| (M) 2592 x 1944| (M1) 3648 x 2736| (M2) 2048 x 1536| (S) 640 x 480|16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912| (M1) 3648 x 2048| (M2) 1920 x 1080| (S) 640 x 360|3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456| (M1) 3648 x 2432| (M2) 2048 x 1368| (S) 640 x 424|1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888| (M1) 2736 x 2736| (M2) 1536 x 1536| (S)), which is 9 times lower still image resolution as the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (1920 x 1080 (Full HD)), 8 times lower still image resolution as the Nikon Coolpix B500 (1600 x 1200), 3 times lower still image resolution as the Pentax X-5 (1024 x 768) and 33 times lower still image resolution as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (3648 x 2056). More ...

Image resolution refers to the amount of pixels that make up an photo taken on a digital camera. It is measured as the width x the height of the image - so a 1280 x 720 resolution camera can take a photo that is 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels tall.

Higher image resolutions mean that the photos are comprised of more pixels, which translate to more detailed and higher quality photos. Also, because they are larger photos, they can be displayed on larger screens or printed out at vastly increased sizes without losing detail.

Significantly Smaller Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a digital zoom of 4 (as do the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Nikon Coolpix B500), whereas the Pentax X-5 is a 7.2x digital zoom digital camera (3.2x bigger) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 33x digital zoom digital camera (29x bigger). More ...

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

22,400 Lower Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is a 3 maximum ISO speed digital camera (as does the Kodak Pixpro AZ422), whereas the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5 are both 6,400 maximum ISO speed digital cameras (3,200 higher) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (22,400 higher). More ...

ISO sensitivity denotes the sensitivity of your camera to available light. Modifying the sensitivity causes the camera to gather more or less light when forming an image. Higher sensitivity gathers more light, which means can lead to a sharper image in low-light conditions. However it may also lead to increased 'noise', meaning the ISO level must be carefully modified to get the best shot.

A higher maximum ISO sensitivity will allow you to take photos in lower light levels without using flash.

Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels pixels, and so are the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5, which is 4 times lower video resolution as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels). More ...

'Maximum video resolution' measures the largest possible video that the digital camera is able to record.

A larger video resolution means the camera can shoot videos that will be sharper, more detailed and have more clarity.

Lower Video Resolution

The best video resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels pixels which is also supported by the Nikon Coolpix B500. However the best video resolution supported by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels (4 times higher video resolution). More ...

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS also supports 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels video resolutions.

The video resolution is the size of the image that the camera can record in video mode. It is measured in pixels where the first value is the number of horizontal pixels and the second value is the number of vertical pixels.

A higher video resolution will be noticeable when playing back videos on HD televisions. The video will appear sharper and more life like. Recording video at a higher resolution will fill your memory card more quickly though.

Vastly Lower Display Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a display resolution of 461, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 is a 460,000 Pixels display resolution digital camera (1,000 pixels lower), the Nikon Coolpix B500 is a 921,000 Pixels display resolution digital camera (460,000 pixels higher) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 1,228,800 Pixels display resolution digital camera (767,800 pixels higher). More ...

The display resolution on a display camera denotes how high detail the display is.

High resolutions on the display of your camera means that the photos you take will be shown in higher detail, allowing you to see them more clearly.

395 Less Battery Life

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS takes 205 battery life, however the Nikon Coolpix B500 only takes 600 battery life, the Pentax X-5 only takes 330 battery life and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III only takes 340 battery life. More ...

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS does not feature bluetooth (As do the the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Pentax X-5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III), but the Nikon Coolpix B500 features this benefit. More ...

Bluetooth is a communication standard used to wirelessly transfer data between devices. In a digital camera, it is used to send photos between the camera and mobile phones and tablets, or to control external peripherals (such as flashes).

Bluetooth is a necessity to use certain modern camera peripherals, so without this tech you will be limited with what extras you can use.

£35 More Expensive

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is more expensive than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 by £35, more expensive than the Nikon Coolpix B500 by £27 and more expensive than the Pentax X-5 by £24.

Fewer Sellers

Only 5 retailers sells the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, but 10 stores sell the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and 7 sellers sell the Nikon Coolpix B500. More ...

The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Six Months Older

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is older than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 by six months and older than the Nikon Coolpix B500 by one month.

Less Popular

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is a less popular choice amongst buyers.

Fewer Awards

Whilst the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has received 1 award, the Nikon Coolpix B500 has received 2 awards and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has received 22 awards.

Appreciably Lower Expert Review Score

The average expert rating of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is only 73%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon Coolpix B500 is 74% (based on 5 reviews) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is 87% (based on 162 reviews).

Lower User Review Score

The average user rating of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 87%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon Coolpix B500 is 92% (based on 786 reviews), the Pentax X-5 is 93% (based on 99 reviews) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is 93% (based on 22 reviews).

3 Expert Review Sites Gave It a Lower Review Score

Les Numeriques.com, Fotomaniak.pl and Dkamera.de all gave the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a lower review score. More ...

Les Numeriques.com: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS = 60% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 100%

Fotomaniak.pl: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS = 70% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 90%

Dkamera.de: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS = 80% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 100%
Harder to Use

On average reviewers thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was harder to use.

Worse Well Designed Technical Features

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS reviewers thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was worse well designed technical features.

Has a Worse Lens

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS reviewers thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a worse lens.

Has a Worse Screen or Viewfinder

On average reviewers thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a worse screen or viewfinder.

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 120mm wide, 91.9mm tall, 81.7mm deep and weighs 442g.

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Nikon Coolpix B500
16MP
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PIXELS IMAGE
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OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
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The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a Kagoo Score of 81. With a price tag of £156.99 this digital camera is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Nikon Coolpix B500 or read our article on whether you should buy a Nikon digital camera.

Features We Love:
ok optical zoom (40x)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Huge minimum aperture number (6.5)
Image stabiliser
Features bluetooth

Customers report that this digital camera has excellent features and it's really able to produce good images, and easy to use. It's a best selling and award winning 542g digital camera, with a very good spec and optical zoom. It supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video, has an image stabiliser and features bluetooth.

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Popularity
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Owners report that Nikon Coolpix B500 has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Nikon Coolpix B500 has received two awards including a "Recommended" from Ephotozine and a "Highly Recommended" from Dkamera.de. Looking across the entire Nikon digital camera range, the average reviews for all Nikon digital cameras are also excellent.

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13 Reasons For for Choosing the Nikon Coolpix B500

Full HD Video

The Nikon Coolpix B500 supports Full HD video, and so do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Pentax X-5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 does not. More ...

Cameras with full HD video recording can capture video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD video usually appears sharper as more pixels re being recorded.

HDMI

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has an HDMI, and so do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III, but the Pentax X-5 does not. More ...

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

400 More Battery Life

The number of battery life on the Nikon Coolpix B500 is 600, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS only takes 205 battery life, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 only takes 200 battery life, the Pentax X-5 only takes 330 battery life and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III only takes 340 battery life. More ...

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Wi-Fi

The Nikon Coolpix B500 supports Wi-Fi, and so do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III, however the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Pentax X-5 do not. More ...

WiFi connectivity allows you upload photos to your computer and the internet without connecting the camera to the computer with a cable.

WiFi connectivity makes it easier to upload your photos as you will not need a cable. Most cameras will also allow you to print photos via Wifi.

Bluetooth

The Nikon Coolpix B500 features bluetooth, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Pentax X-5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III do not. More ...

Bluetooth is a communication standard used to wirelessly transfer data between devices. In a digital camera, it is used to send photos between the camera and mobile phones and tablets, or to control external peripherals (such as flashes).

Bluetooth is a necessity to use certain modern camera peripherals, so without this tech you will be limited with what extras you can use.

Built-in Flash

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a built-in flash (as do the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Pentax X-5 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III), whereas the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS does not have this feature. More ...

Cameras with a built in flash illuminate the subject in low light conditions. A flash can also be used to place more emphasis on the foreground or lighten dark shadows.

Cameras with a built in flash can take pictures in low light conditions. Since no external flash is required, cameras with a built in flash are smaller and easier to carry.

More Popular

The Nikon Coolpix B500 is a more popular choice amongst buyers.

More Customers Recommend it

83.9% of 795 customers recommend the Nikon Coolpix B500, whereas only 9.7% of 185 customers recommend the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III.

More Solidly Made

The Nikon Coolpix B500 reviewers thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 was more solidly made. More than 100 people thought that it was very well-built and several people thought that it was also well made, reliable and strong and durable.

More Nicely Designed

Our analysis of the Nikon Coolpix B500 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 was more nicely designed. More than 30 people thought that it was really good-looking and several people thought that it was also ergonomic, had a good case and was well designed.

Easier to Use

The Nikon Coolpix B500 reviewers thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 was easier to use. More than 300 people thought that it was really easy to use and several people thought that it was also very comfortable and easy to hold, had good controls and was really easy to setup.

Better Well Designed Technical Features

The Nikon Coolpix B500 reviewers thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 was better well designed technical features. More than 100 people thought that it had outstanding features.

Has a Better Lens That Was Good

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 has a better lens that was good. More than 80 people thought that it had an excellent zoom and several people thought that it also had a good autofocus and lens.

27 Reasons Against for Choosing the Nikon Coolpix B500

Heavier

The Nikon Coolpix B500 is a 542 digital camera. That's 100g heavier than the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS (442g), 98g heavier than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (444g), 35g heavier than the Pentax X-5 (507g) and 228g lighter than the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (770g). More ...

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

4.3MP Lower Megapixels

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a megapixels of 16 (as does the Pentax X-5), whereas the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III are all 20.2MP digital cameras (4.2MP higher). More ...

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Half As Big Image Sensor Size

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a 1/2 to 1/2.5" (1/2.3)" image sensor size, and so are the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Pentax X-5, which is half as big image sensor size as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (1/1 to 1/1.5"). More ...

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a digital camera. Compact digital cameras have smaller optical sensors due to the reduced space available in the camera body. Digital SLRs and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILCs) have large optical sensors to achieve maximum image quality.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality photographs. A 4/3" sensor size has a 2x crop factor compared to 35mm film, while a 1/4" sensor size is significantly smaller and will result in lower quality images.

Lower Still Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix B500 supports a still image resolution of 1600 x 1200, which is 4 times lower still image resolution as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (3648 x 2056). More ...

Image resolution refers to the amount of pixels that make up an photo taken on a digital camera. It is measured as the width x the height of the image - so a 1280 x 720 resolution camera can take a photo that is 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels tall.

Higher image resolutions mean that the photos are comprised of more pixels, which translate to more detailed and higher quality photos. Also, because they are larger photos, they can be displayed on larger screens or printed out at vastly increased sizes without losing detail.

Lower Image Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels pixels, and so is the Pentax X-5, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels. More ...

Image resolution refers to the amount of pixels that make up an photo taken on a digital camera. It is measured as the width x the height of the image - so a 1280 x 720 resolution camera can take a photo that is 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels tall.

Higher image resolutions mean that the photos are comprised of more pixels, which translate to more detailed and higher quality photos. Also, because they are larger photos, they can be displayed on larger screens or printed out at vastly increased sizes without losing detail.

Not Waterproof

The Nikon Coolpix B500 is not waterproof (As does the the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III), but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Pentax X-5 are. More ...

Waterproof compacts or tough / rugged compacts allow you to take shots in all sorts of weather conditions and even take your camera snorkelling with you. Make sure to check the depth the camera can be used to if you intend to use it underwater at greater depths of for extended periods of time.

Waterproof compacts or tough / rugged compacts allow you to take shots in all sorts of weather conditions and even take your camera snorkelling with you.

29x Smaller Digital Zoom

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a digital zoom of 4 (as do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Kodak Pixpro AZ422), however the Pentax X-5 is a 7.2x digital zoom digital camera (3.2x bigger) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 33x digital zoom digital camera (29x bigger). More ...

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Vastly Lower Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a maximum ISO sensitivity of 6 (as does the Pentax X-5), however the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 are both 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital cameras (3,200 lower) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (19,200 higher). More ...

ISO sensitivity denotes the sensitivity of your camera to available light. Modifying the sensitivity causes the camera to gather more or less light when forming an image. Higher sensitivity gathers more light, which means can lead to a sharper image in low-light conditions. However it may also lead to increased 'noise', meaning the ISO level must be carefully modified to get the best shot.

A higher maximum ISO sensitivity will allow you to take photos in lower light levels without using flash.

Lower Video Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels pixels, and so are the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Pentax X-5, which is 4 times lower video resolution as the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III (3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels). More ...

'Maximum video resolution' measures the largest possible video that the digital camera is able to record.

A larger video resolution means the camera can shoot videos that will be sharper, more detailed and have more clarity.

4 Times Lower Video Resolution

The best video resolution supported by the Nikon Coolpix B500 is 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels pixels which is also supported by the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS. But the best video resolution supported by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels (4 times higher video resolution). More ...

The Nikon Coolpix B500 also supports 1280 x 720 pixels and 640 x 480 pixels video resolutions.

The video resolution is the size of the image that the camera can record in video mode. It is measured in pixels where the first value is the number of horizontal pixels and the second value is the number of vertical pixels.

A higher video resolution will be noticeable when playing back videos on HD televisions. The video will appear sharper and more life like. Recording video at a higher resolution will fill your memory card more quickly though.

Significantly Smaller Internal Memory

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has an internal memory of 20, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 is an 8MB internal memory digital camera (12MB smaller) and the Pentax X-5 is a 75.3MB internal memory digital camera (55.3MB bigger). More ...

Internal memory is the amount of digital storage built into the camera.

The bigger the internal memory of the camera, the more photos can be stored at one time, without having to resort to an external SD card.

2% Narrower Field of View

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a field of view of 98, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is a 100% field of view digital camera (2% wider). More ...

'Field of View' denotes the angles at which the display on a digital camera can be effectively viewed, and all the information clearly read.

Wider field of views mean that you can use the display at a greater variety of angles. Conversely a very small field of view means that you have to hold the device almost directly in front of you in order to view the display.

Lower Display Resolution

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has a display resolution of 921, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is a 461,000 Pixels display resolution digital camera (460,000 pixels lower), the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 is a 460,000 Pixels display resolution digital camera (461,000 pixels lower) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is a 1,228,800 Pixels display resolution digital camera (307,800 pixels higher). More ...

The display resolution on a display camera denotes how high detail the display is.

High resolutions on the display of your camera means that the photos you take will be shown in higher detail, allowing you to see them more clearly.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Nikon Coolpix B500 has received a Kagoo Score of 81, however the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS scored 85 and the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 scored 83.

£8 More Expensive

The Nikon Coolpix B500 is more expensive than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 by £8.

Less Retailers

Only 7 shops sells the Nikon Coolpix B500, whereas 10 retailers sell the Kodak Pixpro AZ422. More ...

Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Five Months Older

The Nikon Coolpix B500 is older than the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 by five months.

Fewer Awards

Whilst the Nikon Coolpix B500 has received 2 awards, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has received 22 awards.

A Lot Lower Expert Review Score

The Nikon Coolpix B500's average expert rating is only 74%, however the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III's is 87% (based on 162 reviews).

Marginally Lower User Review Score

The Nikon Coolpix B500's average user rating is 92%, however the Pentax X-5's is 93% (based on 99 reviews) and the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III's is 93% (based on 22 reviews).

Worse Brand

Nikon digital cameras have an average rating of only 91.6%, whereas Canon has an average rating of 95%.

3 Expert Review Sites Gave It a Lower Review Score

Ephotozine, Chip.de and Dkamera.de all gave the Nikon Coolpix B500 a lower review score. More ...

Ephotozine: Nikon Coolpix B500 = 80% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 90%

Chip.de: Nikon Coolpix B500 = 61% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 93%

Dkamera.de: Nikon Coolpix B500 = 80% vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III = 100%
Has a Worse Price

On average reviewers thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 has a worse price.

A Worse Size

On average reviewers thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 was a worse size.

Has a Worse Screen or Viewfinder

Our analysis of the Nikon Coolpix B500 reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 has a worse screen or viewfinder.

Took Good Quality Photos

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 took good quality photos.

Recorded Good Videos

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Nikon Coolpix B500 recorded good videos.

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III
20.2MP
5472 X 3648
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
8.3x
OPTICAL ZOOM
4K
VIDEO RESOLUTION
25,600
MAXIMUM ISO
SPEED
1s
CAMERA
770g
33x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has a Kagoo Score of 80. However with a price tag of £908.99 this digital camera is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III or read our article on whether you should buy a Sony digital camera.

Features We Love:
High megapixels (20.2MP)
ok optical zoom (8.3x)
3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels video resolution (3840x2160 pixels)
Image stabiliser
High maximum ISO sensitivity (25,600)

A multi award winning and fully featured 8.3x optical zoom camera, good for everyday photography. It supports Wi-Fi and Full HD video, has an image stabiliser and features smile detection. Our review analysis indicates that this camera has an outstanding lens and zoom, and it's really able to produce good images.

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184 Reviews + 22 Awards
81
Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
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Value for Money
Good
70
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4 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has received 22 awards including a "Recommended" award from Focus-Numerique.fr plus seven other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Cnetfrance.fr plus four other sites.

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15 Reasons For for Choosing the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-RX10 III

1/1 to 1/1.5"" Image Sensor Size

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has an 1/1 to 1/1.5"" image sensor size, which is twice as big image sensor size as the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5 (1/2 to 1/2.5"). More ...

Optical sensor size is one of the most important factors affecting the image quality produced by a digital camera. Compact digital cameras have smaller optical sensors due to the reduced space available in the camera body. Digital SLRs and Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (MILCs) have large optical sensors to achieve maximum image quality.

A larger optical sensor produces better quality photographs. A 4/3" sensor size has a 2x crop factor compared to 35mm film, while a 1/4" sensor size is significantly smaller and will result in lower quality images.

4 Times Higher Still Image Resolution

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III supports a still image resolution of 3648 x 2056, which is 33 times higher still image resolution as the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS (640 x 360), 4 times higher still image resolution as the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (1920 x 1080 (Full HD)), 4 times higher still image resolution as the Nikon Coolpix B500 (1600 x 1200) and 10 times higher still image resolution as the Pentax X-5 (1024 x 768). More ...

Image resolution refers to the amount of pixels that make up an photo taken on a digital camera. It is measured as the width x the height of the image - so a 1280 x 720 resolution camera can take a photo that is 1280 pixels wide and 720 pixels tall.

Higher image resolutions mean that the photos are comprised of more pixels, which translate to more detailed and higher quality photos. Also, because they are larger photos, they can be displayed on larger screens or printed out at vastly increased sizes without losing detail.

29x Bigger Digital Zoom

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has a digital zoom of 33, but the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Nikon Coolpix B500 are all only 4x digital zoom digital cameras (29x smaller) and the Pentax X-5 is only a 7.2x digital zoom digital camera (25.8x smaller). More ...

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

Smile Detection

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III features smile detection (as do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Pentax X-5), but the Nikon Coolpix B500 does not feature this benefit. More ...

'Smile detection' is a special mode for a digital camera that can detect when the subject is smiling, and take the photo automatically when it detects a smile.

Automatic smile detection makes it easy to capture the perfect moment in a photo, and means you won't miss a brief smile due to poor reflexes.

Full HD Video

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III supports Full HD video, and so do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5, whereas the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 does not. More ...

Cameras with full HD video recording can capture video with a resolution of at least 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD video usually appears sharper as more pixels re being recorded.

4 Times Higher Video Resolution

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has a maximum video resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels pixels, which is 4 times higher video resolution as the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5 (1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels) and 9 times higher video resolution as the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 (1280 x 720 pixels). More ...

'Maximum video resolution' measures the largest possible video that the digital camera is able to record.

A larger video resolution means the camera can shoot videos that will be sharper, more detailed and have more clarity.

3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels Pixels Video Resolution

The best video resolution supported by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels pixels. Whereas the best video resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Nikon Coolpix B500 is only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels (4 times lower video resolution) and the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Pentax X-5 is 1280 x 720 pixels (9 times lower video resolution). More ...

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III also supports 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels video resolutions.

The video resolution is the size of the image that the camera can record in video mode. It is measured in pixels where the first value is the number of horizontal pixels and the second value is the number of vertical pixels.

A higher video resolution will be noticeable when playing back videos on HD televisions. The video will appear sharper and more life like. Recording video at a higher resolution will fill your memory card more quickly though.

HDMI

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has an HDMI, and so do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Nikon Coolpix B500, whereas the Pentax X-5 does not. More ...

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

Wi-Fi

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III supports Wi-Fi, and so do the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the Nikon Coolpix B500, but the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 and the Pentax X-5 do not. More ...

WiFi connectivity allows you upload photos to your computer and the internet without connecting the camera to the computer with a cable.

WiFi connectivity makes it easier to upload your photos as you will not need a cable. Most cameras will also allow you to print photos via Wifi.

Built-in Flash

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has a built-in flash (as do the Kodak Pixpro AZ422, the Nikon Coolpix B500 and the Pentax X-5), however the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS does not have this feature. More ...

Cameras with a built in flash illuminate the subject in low light conditions. A flash can also be used to place more emphasis on the foreground or lighten dark shadows.

Cameras with a built in flash can take pictures in low light conditions. Since no external flash is required, cameras with a built in flash are smaller and easier to carry.

22 More Awards

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III has received 22 awards, however the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has received 1 award, the Kodak Pixpro AZ422 has received no awards, the Nikon Coolpix B500 has received 2 awards and the Pentax X-5 has received 1 award.

Expert Reviews Are a Lot Better

The average expert review score of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III is 87% based on 162 reviews, but the average rating of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 73% (based on 12 reviews), the average rating of the Nikon Coolpix B500 is 74% (based on 5 reviews) and the average rating of the Pentax X-5 is 69% (based on 12 reviews).