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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

£239.00
dkamera.de Recommended
A 2 year old compact digital camera, great for wildlife photography
Compact 20.3MP 50x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Review

With very good features and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS number 250 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 59?

Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixels sensor
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Only 205 battery life

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 244 in wildlife photography cameras. However good for landscape photography, ranking number 216 in landscape photography cameras as well being average for sports photography, ranking number 275 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS?

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

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS front dimensions

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS size in context

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features and is under 2 years old and at £239.00 it is cheaper than 62% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS and the United Kingdom price of £239.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $399.00 (£517.50).

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Features

Fairly High Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 20.3MP is in the highest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the PowerShot SX540 HS is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's optical zoom of 50x is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 6% 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 typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX540 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX540 HS has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 3" is relatively 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 Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot SX540 HS has an orientation sensor, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many 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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5184 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the PowerShot SX540 HS is 5184 x 3456 pixels. That's 13% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 5184 x 2912 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels, 3648 x 2432 pixels plus 9 more values. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 pixels and the worst is 384 x 480 pixels.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 4x is relatively average 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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Has a Tripod Mount

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The PowerShot SX540 HS features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS (satellite). 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Only 205 Battery Life

The PowerShot SX540 HS is a digital camera that takes 205 shots battery life.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot SX540 HS features flash exposure compensation. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has a Headphone Output

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a headphone output, which is unusual. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 1,200mm is in the longest 3% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

Canon released the PowerShot SX540 HS in January 2016.


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