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Canon PowerShot SX510

£137.99
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A good value for money and 3 year old bridge camera, good for wildlife photography
Bridge 12.1MP 30x Yes Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon PowerShot SX510 Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX510 number 249 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
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Average

Why Has it Scored 60?

Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 139 in wildlife photography cameras. However average for sports photography, ranking number 182 in sports photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 204 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX510?

The Canon PowerShot SX510 is 104mm wide and 80.2mm tall. It is 69.5mm deep and weighs 349g.

Canon PowerShot SX510 front dimensions

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Canon PowerShot SX510 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 35,686 user and expert reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £137.99 it is cheaper than 80% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot SX510 and the United Kingdom price of £137.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $209.00 (£272.08).

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Features

Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the PowerShot SX510 of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX510 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot SX510 of 30x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the PowerShot SX510 of only 3,200 is fairly low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX510's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot SX510 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot SX510 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Canon PowerShot SX510's weight of 349g is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot SX510 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon PowerShot SX510 of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PowerShot SX510's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 720mm is quite long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the PowerShot SX510 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon PowerShot SX510 has an HDMI port. 71% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot SX510 supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX510 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 4000 x 2664 pixels, 4000 x 2248 pixels, 2992 x 2992 pixels plus 12 more values. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Supports Live View

The Canon PowerShot SX510 supports live view. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in December 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8409b012aa
Barcodes 08714574610191, 08714574610214

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