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Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

£219.00
£175.00 £44 cheaper than 66 days ago
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
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A low cost and gigantic optical zoom bridge camera, good for landscape photography
Bridge 16MP 50x Yes Jan 2015
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Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS number 89 across all digital cameras and number 110 in best selling cameras.
89
Reviews
995 Reviews + 3 Awards
92
Value for Money
Excellent
77
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Highly Recommended" from Camera Labs and an "Easy to Use" from Ua.gecid.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and picture quality.
The PowerShot SX530 HS has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Zoom bigger, share faster
A zoom that's designed to amaze
Connect and share with a touch
Your one-stop image management solution
Beautiful images and incredible performance start here
Capture your adventures in stunning full HD
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Heavier than average

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 everyday photography, ranking number 65 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 70 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 68 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £219 to £175 in the last 66 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 57% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS?

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is 120mm wide and 91.9mm tall. It is 81.7mm deep and weighs 442g.

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS front dimensions
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS size in context

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites all liked this digital camera. This Canon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Camera Labs and it received an Ua.gecid.com "Easy to Use" award. This camera also received a "Recommended" award from review site Vido.com.ua, confirming their endorsement.

Average Expert Reviews

10 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and PC Mag have rated this Canon digital camera on average 75%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

PowerShot SX530 HS owners on average rated this digital camera as terrific. 614 reviewers (94% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

82 people wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

79 customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

239 customers said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images, five people who bought the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS reckoned that it was good in low light and four people who purchased the product reckoned that it was able to produce clear pictures. two people considered that the product had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

67 owners wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS was easy to use, 18 people considered that this digital camera was easy to setup and four customers concluded that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. two customers said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

26 owners said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS had good features.

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 42,313 user and expert reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Battery Life

Six people who purchased it considered that it had a good battery life.

Customers Report Excellent Design

13 customers agreed that it was good looking.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six people who bought the product considered that it had a good screen.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Six customers agreed that the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS was thin, five people who reviewed it considered that it was compact and five owners considered that the product was easy to carry around. four people wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight and two owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was a good size.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Eight people who bought the product considered that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Three owners who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good technical guidance.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Four owners who bought the product agreed that it was well made and three people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was strong and durable.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

31 customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it had a good zoom, four customers who bought the product considered that it had a good autofocus and two people who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good lens. two customers concluded that it had a good image stabiliser, however 12 purchasers mentioned that this digital camera had a lens that was not very good. and five people who purchased this digital camera considered that it did not have a good autofocus. five people who purchased it concluded that it did not have a good zoom.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £175.00 it is cheaper than 71% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by £44 (20%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS and the United Kingdom price of £175.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $180.00 (£249.64).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2015.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 59% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The PowerShot SX530 HS's optical zoom of 50x is in the biggest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PowerShot SX530 HS of 3.4 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 89% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS of only 3,200 is in the lowest 20% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX530 HS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS of 442g is in the heaviest 24% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 18% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot SX530 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot SX530 HS features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot SX530 HS has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 44% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot SX530 HS of only 6.5 is smaller than 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS's flash recharging time of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 6% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The fastest flash recharging time of digital cameras is 1s, the slowest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Only 210 Battery Life

The PowerShot SX530 HS is a camera that takes 210 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot SX530 HS supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX530 HS does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX530 HS supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX530 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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