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Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

£229.99
£179.00 £50.99 cheaper than 66 days ago
vido.com.ua Recommended Camera Labs Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and good value for money bridge digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Bridge 16MP 50x Yes Jan 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Review

With excellent reviews and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS number 129 across all digital cameras.
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995 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
69
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has not bad expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Highly Recommended" from Camera Labs and an "Easy to Use" from Ua.gecid.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, it is reasonably priced and good product quality.
The PowerShot SX530 HS has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Heavy

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 83 in wildlife photography cameras. However average for sports photography, ranking number 141 in sports photography cameras as well being mediocre for portrait photography, ranking number 142 in portrait photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

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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

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this camera. This Canon digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website Camera Labs and it received an "Easy to Use" award from website Ua.gecid.com who thought it was simple to use.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Digital Versus, PC Mag and Good Gear Guide.com.au the average expert rating of this Canon camera is 73 out of 100.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, people who bought this Canon camera rated it as marvellous. Over 94% of 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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Users Report it is Easy to Use

75 owners who purchased it thought it was easy to use, 17 owners considered that the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS was easy to setup and four owners concluded that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

86 owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS wrote that it was good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

73 customers considered that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

249 people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images, six owners who purchased it reckoned that it was good in low light and three owners who reviewed the product thought it was able to produce clear pictures. two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

27 customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

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

Customers Report Nice Design

11 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Eight customers thought it was good for video recording.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Five owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was lightweight, five customers reckoned that this digital camera was thin and five people mentioned in their reviews that it was compact. five people who reviewed it said that it was easy to carry around and two people who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was a good size.

Users Report Superior Battery Life

Seven owners who purchased the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS considered that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Helpful Technical Guidance

Three people thought this digital camera had good technical guidance.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

39 people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom, four customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus and three owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS considered that it had a good lens. two customers wrote that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser, however 10 customers mentioned that the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS had a lens that was not very good. and five customers wrote that it did not have a good autofocus. three owners who bought the product thought it did not have a good zoom.

Users Report it is Robust

Four owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was well made and four people considered that it was strong and durable.


Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £179.00 it is cheaper than 67% of cameras.

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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 £179.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $209.99 (£273.55).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The PowerShot SX530 HS's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The PowerShot SX530 HS's optical zoom of 50x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 frequently found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PowerShot SX530 HS of 3.4 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

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

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX530 HS has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot SX530 HS has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavy

The PowerShot SX530 HS's weight of 442g is fairly heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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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 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the PowerShot SX530 HS of 0.435" 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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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot SX530 HS's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot SX530 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Quite Slow Flash Recharging Time

Across all the digital cameras the flash recharging times range from 0.0055s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s. The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS's flash recharging time of 10s is fairly slow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS supports Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX530 HS does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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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 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on 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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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX530 HS of 1,200mm is very long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 3% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2176|2448 x 2448|3264 x 1832|2048 x 1536|1536 x 1536|1920 x 1080|640 x 480|640 x 424|480 x 480|640 x 360|(M1) 3264 x 2448 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX530 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS supports live view, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 9779b002, canon 9779b001, canon sx530hs
Barcodes 00009608235591, 00013803244793, 04549292017137, 07898576032869

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