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Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
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Canon PowerShot SX270 HS Digital Camera

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12.1MP 20x CMOS Dec 2014
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Capture smooth movies and sharp shots with 20x zoom The ideal compact for every family occasion, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a powerful 20x zoom to get you closer to the action, advanced Full HD... More
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36 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This compact camera camera received a "Recommended" from both PhotographyBlog.com and Vido.com.ua, both of which thought that this digital camera was good.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, gadgetspeak.com and digitalkamera.de the average expert rating of this digital camera is 79 out of 100.

Average User Reviews

On average, PowerShot SX270 HS owners rated this digital camera 73 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

A number of customers who purchased the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS considered that it had a good zoom. E. Smith wrote on Amazon “The flexibility of a 20x zoom is incredible, especially on a bright day.” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS. E. Smith also mentioned “Really like the long zoom.”. Ed wrote on Amazon “And the images are certainly sharp even at full zoom”.

Several customers thought the product had a good lens. E. Smith mentioned four years ago “I normally prefer a brighter lens, having had an F2 until this.”. One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS mentioned that it had a good image stabiliser.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several customers who purchased the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS agreed that it was able to produce good images. Four years ago A Donohue mentioned in their review of this digital camera “This camera takes excellent photos” and rated the product as excellent. A Donohue also wrote “Even though I wasn't near the stage it was able to take great photos in different lighting without having to use the flash!”. Dave G said in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS “Only if you want great photographs and never use the video mode” however he rated the product 60 out of 100.

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS was good in low light. Four years ago Ed said on Amazon “Great for low-light shots” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS but he only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Sarah W-B scored it very highly and she wrote on Amazon “A great camera, which is fantastic in low light situations”.

One customer who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good ISO range. Ed wrote in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS on Amazon “I shot at 800 iso, at full focal length”.

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Good Size

A number of Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers reckoned that this digital camera was compact. Dave G mentioned on Amazon “You will see that within the compact world Sony” in his review of this digital camera but despite that he scored the product 60 out of 100. Dave G also wrote “Ageing Sony HX9v compact camera and wanted a cheap'ish new camera (around”. Ed said “For a compact it was certainly great”.

Some Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owners who purchased it considered that it was a good weight. Richard Allen mentioned on Amazon “Great light weight alternative to DSLR when skiing” and gave it an excellent review. Sarah W-B said in her review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS four years ago “Has some reassuring weight behind it, so it doesn't feel cheap” .

One person concluded that it was a squeeze to fit in. E. Smith said on Amazon “I bought a Lowepro Dashpoint 10 Bag for Camera - Slate Grey which fits perfectly, although it's a squeeze when I put a spare battery in” in their Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review and scored this digital camera 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS was good quality. E. Smith said “Have taken around 1,500 shots and am very impressed with the picture quality” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS. Nicky Payne said three years ago “Quality of pictures are clear and true” in his review. Richard Allen gave it an excellent rating and he mentioned “I was pleasantly surprised with the image quality of this camera, image stabilisation proved excellent” in his Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review.

Easy to Use

Five Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers who bought the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS said that it was easy to use. Nicky Payne wrote in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS on Amazon “Meets my expectations - easy to use for non-professional”. Nicky Payne also wrote “Easy to use, clear instructions, intuitive functions”. Richard Allen gave the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS a very good review score and he wrote in his review on Amazon “I purchased the SX270 to use as compact alternative to my Canon 7D for a recent ski holiday”.

Three Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers said that the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Victoria Ward said in her review “Amazing camera, loads of great settings on it”.

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Good Video Capture

A number of Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Andrew Johnson mentioned on Amazon “It will record about 45 mins to 1 hour of 640 x 480 video (not really too worried about HD myself” in his Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review and scored the product 5 stars. Jack Cooper mentioned in his Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review “Zoom motor sound is clearly picked up in video recording” . Three years ago John Boland said “Also the reputation that it has established on Amazon - I can't fault the cameras photo/video quality” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS.

Good Technical Features

Several people said in their reviews that it had good features. Rjm wrote on Amazon “We have wanted a new compact camera for a while, this is reasonably prices and has loads of features, still getting used to itIt has had limited use so far” in their review. Ephotozine.com gave the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their review on expert review site Ephotozine four years ago “The Canon Powershot SX270 HS offers a lot of optical zoom in a compact camera body and has a number of features that the traveller will find appealing.”. Photographyblog.com said on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The SX270 has a 20x, 25-500mm optical zoom lens with built-in anti-shake system that features an enhanced Dynamic IS with 5-axis stablizer” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS.

Nice Design

Some Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers agreed that the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS was good looking. Jack Cooper mentioned in his review on Amazon “Nevertheless the sound quality instantly ruins the beautiful 1080p/60fps video quality”. Sarah W-B gave the product an excellent review score and she said on Amazon four years ago “It looks really nice style wise”.

Good Brand

Based on 19,761 expert and owner reviews, Canon has good reviews for its cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other brands.

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Robust

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was reliable. Three years ago Dave G he mentioned “In addition to a Sony A77 I had a very reliable” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS. One person who purchased it concluded that it was well made.

Reasonably Priced

A few Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers who bought it thought it was good value for money. Andrew Johnson wrote on Amazon “This is another excellent all-rounder from Canon - good value, good features, good photos, good usability” in his Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Jonquil Anderson said on Amazon “Great value for money, has all the settings of an SLR” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good Support

One customer who purchased the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS said that it had good technical guidance.

Good Flash

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owner who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good flash. Andrew Johnson wrote in his review on Amazon “The flash is surprisingly good really, considering how tiny it is”.

Good Connectivity

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewer who purchased the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Four years ago Ed mentioned in his review “It does not have panorama, social connectivity is rubbish as i don't want to jump through hoops of fire to get my pics on the social networking sites”.

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owner said in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible. Rjm said “We did look at the 280 as it has Wi-Fi”.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

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

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], or the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Across all the compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 63x. The PowerShot SX270 HS has one of the bigger optical zooms (20 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 20x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price], or the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon SX240 HS[plb_410378_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX270 HS, the PowerShot SX270 HS has 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 Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX270 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 500 millimeters, the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX270 HS is 250mm, and the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

Digital cameras of this spec and age have combined zooms of between 3x and 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 49x. At 80 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly big combined zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Extra/Smart Zoom

At 40 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a quite big extra/Smart zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS. Cameras of this spec and age have extra/Smart zooms of between 1.3x and 96x, and the average extra/Smart zoom is 27x.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon PowerShot SX270 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS.

The worst video resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite High ISO Sensitivity (max)

At 6,400, the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS is 4,600, and the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3 to 26,000.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has a quite high display resolution (numeric) (461,000 pixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this spec and age is 1 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this Canon camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of 15 seconds, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS. The slowest camera shutter speeds of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 15s.

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TFT Display

The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most digital cameras of this age and type 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 best display of all similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago is AMOLED and the worst is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

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

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 10, the biggest is 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 80) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX270 HS.

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19 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A few customers who purchased this digital camera said that it did not have a good battery life. Jack Cooper wrote on Amazon “Battery life is appalling; there's no other word to describe it”. Kf "m" gave the product a rating of 1 stars and said “What is the point if the battery life is pathetic”. Robin Brockway said “Same battery problem” in his review of this digital camera.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewer concluded that the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS was not noisy. Ed said in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS on Amazon “The noise was not noticeable.”.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX270 HS do not support video capability. The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a video capability and we think the X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix JX500[pl_1672380_price] both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the PowerShot SX270 HS has one of the lower megapixels amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX270 HS the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP.

Other 12.1MP cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the PowerShot N[pl_1478196_price], the SX240 HS[pl_410378_price], or the S110[pl_1462073_price] all from Canon.

If this Canon digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] (12.2MP), or the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (12.4MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The PowerShot SX270 HS does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX270 HS also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon S110[plb_1462073_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most digital cameras of this age and spec do not support wi-Fi. The PowerShot SX270 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price], or the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS are not 3D. The PowerShot SX270 HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Lumix DMC-FZ60[pl_2384424_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ40[pl_2046319_price] both from Panasonic.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX270 HS does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) which you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price], or the Panasonic DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price].

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Not Waterproof

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS are not waterproof. The PowerShot SX270 HS is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The weights of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 20g to 840g. The PowerShot SX270 HS is quite heavy (227 grams) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS.

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Only One Auto Focus (AF) Points

The PowerShot SX270 HS is a one auto Focus (AF) points camera.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 4:3 - (L) 4000 x 3000| (M1) 2816 x 2112| (M2) 1600 x 1200| (S) 640 x 480|16:9 - (L) 4000 x 2248| (M1) 2816 x 1584| (M2) 1920 x 1080| (S) 640 x 360|3:2 - (L) 4000 x 2664| (M1) 2816 x 1880| (M2) 1600 x 1064| (S) 640 x 424|1:1 - (L) 2992 x 2992| (M1) 2112 x 2112| (M2) 1200 x 1200| (S) 480 x 480, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX270 HS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the PowerShot SX270 HS is more than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds LC-AAC are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Only Two Number of Aspheric Elementss

Most digital cameras of this type and age have between 1 and 12 number of aspheric elementss, including the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS which has two number of aspheric elementss.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot SX270 HS is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this age and spec.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 320×240@240fps|1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps|1920x1080@60fps|640x480@120fps|640x480@30fps, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a quite large minimum aperture number (3.5) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS. Cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX270 HS have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

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Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX270 HS is 0.01m, the largest is 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.04m. With a closest focusing distance of 0.05 meters, the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has one of the larger closest focusing distances amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon P500[plb_1066460_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price].

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the SAMSUNG MV900F[pl_1519008_price] (3.3"), or the GC100[pl_2600424_price] (4.8") both from Samsung or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5") which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot N[plb_1478196_price], and the Nikon COOLPIX S3100 + 4GB[plb_955911_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x), or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Canon digital camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a CCD sensor type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Data Network
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

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Expert Reviews

(10)
28 March 2014

Cameras that fit in a pocket or purse are often considered only for novices, not so this offering from Canon is one of their PowerShot range that used to be larger in size until they swapped to... Read more…

18 December 2013

The Canon Powershot SX270 HS offers a lot of optical zoom in a compact camera body and has a number of features that the traveller will find appealing, but lacks GPS and Wi-Fi, which is found on...

13 September 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS camera is a new travel-zoom camera that replaces the SX260 HS model. The SX270 has a 20x, 25-500mm optical zoom lens with built-in anti-shake system that features an... Read more…

28 June 2013

Nous reprochions au SX260 HS son manque d'innovation par rapport au SX230 HS . Cependant, l'appareil avait récolté une bonne note en raison d'un comportement sain et efficace sur le c?ur... Read more…

18 July 2014

Er zijn natuurlijk ook compactcamera's te koop voor minder dan 100 euro, maar behalve dat je dan 8 of 10 keer in kunt zoomen, zullen veel foto's niet veel beter zijn dan die je met een smartphone... Read more…

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User Reviews

(52)
Reviewed 14 January 2014 by John Boland
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered two of these SX270HS's with high expectations from reading online reviews and also the reputation that it has established on Amazon - I can't fault the cameras photo/video quality but it... Read more…

Reviewed 16 June 2013 by E. Smith
(Verified Purchase)

I've had Canons for many years, Ixus's, a G10 and a D350, but I've never had a so-called travel zoom with a long lens. I normally prefer a brighter lens, having had an F2 until this, but the Digic... Read more…

Reviewed 13 December 2013 by Sarah W-B
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I am giving this camera 4 and 1/2 stars, but it won't let you put in the half! This is a great camera, it is compact, but has some reassuring weight behind it, so it doesn't feel cheap. It looks... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2014 by Dave G

Well here you are looking for a new camera and wanting to find out more about the Canon SX270HS, should you buy one ?, in short; yes, but only if you want great photographs and never use the video... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2013 by Ed
(Verified Purchase)

As the title says, i took some pics at the recent Pet Shop Boys concert at the London o2 and it turned out great. I come from a dSLR and SLR background, so i'm not easily impressed. Of course it... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers canon hw3148, canon p221301, info 8228b011, canon p221301p, info 8228b011a, info 8228b011aa, canon 8228b011aa
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