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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
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115 Reviews + 1 Award
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Amazon Bestseller
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Value for Money
Excellent
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2 Years Old
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Excellent
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A very cheap and best selling 50x optical zoom digital camera, with great features and an industry award
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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS number 32 across all digital cameras and number 86 in best selling cameras.

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Reviews
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Features
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Popularity
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Value for Money
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 115 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de. Looking across the entire Canon digital camera range, the average reviews for all Canon cameras are also excellent.
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 digital cameras 2018.
The PowerShot SX540 HS is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras August 2018.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabiliser
13 aspherical lenses

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for everyday photography, ranking number 71 in everyday photography cameras. It is also good for landscape photography, ranking number 63 in landscape photography cameras as well being good for portrait photography, ranking number 54 in portrait photography cameras.
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Overall Review Score

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has received an average review score of 78% based on 114 reviews.

Awards

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has received a Recommended Award from dkamera.de.
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Reviews Breakdown

57% of customers would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.
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Average Rating of Canon Cameras

We have evaluated 28,712 expert reviews and 129,986 user reviews for cameras from across the internet and used this data to calculate an average rating for Canon cameras of 88%. This makes Canon the best digital camera brand according to customer reviews.

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Key Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution
Higher Than Average Megapixels
Average Optical Zoom
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution
Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
Has an Image Stabiliser
Average Camera Shutter Speed
Heavier Than Average
13 Aspherical Lenses
5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. §.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 20.3MP is in the highest 14% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's optical zoom of 50x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 29% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 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 Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 3.4 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an image stabiliser, as do 72% of digital cameras.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 0.0005s is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 59% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all digital cameras is 310g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg. The weight of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 442g is heavier than 75% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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13 Aspherical Lenses

The PowerShot SX540 HS has more aspherical lenses than most of the digital cameras. This digital camera is a 13 aspherical lens camera compared to most of the digital cameras which only have one aspherical lens.

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Features Smile Detection

The PowerShot SX540 HS features smile detection, unlike 84% of cameras which do not feature smile detection.

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Has a GPS
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The PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a GPS.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 94% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 57% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an orientation sensor. 89% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Direct Printing

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports direct printing, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports Wi-Fi. 70% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 35% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 205 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS which takes 205 battery life.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features contrast adjustment. 79% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Headphone Output

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a headphone output, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a headphone output.

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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 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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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features flash exposure compensation, unlike 77% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras. §.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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Has a USB Connectivity

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a USB connectivity, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Supports Full HD Video
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The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is currently ranked number 32 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Release Date

This camera has been on the market since January 2016.

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Manufacturer's Description

Powerful Zoom. Epic Close-ups.

Unleash the power of high zoom, high performance and Canon's advanced technology. The PowerShot SX540 HS is a versatile and easy-to-use camera for virtually anyone who wants to capture their favorite subjects, from family get-togethers to amazing safaris, to school plays and the beautiful moments of life in between. Whether you're capturing something up close or in the distance, you'll be able to get the shot you want with its incredible 50x (24 1200mm) zoom power. Both still images and high-quality 1080p Full HD video are bound to impress even in low-light situations thanks to a new 20.3 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the powerful DIGIC 6 Image Processor, which together create the Canon HS System. What's more, Canon's sophisticated wireless connectivity means you can share your favorite images and videos with whomever you like, as well as easily transfer them to other compatible devices. Improved Zoom Framing Assist makes capturing those faraway moments even easier with the new "Lock" feature, which helps ensure your subject is sharp and in the center of the frame. Working together with Face ID, the PowerShot SX540 HS's Auto Zoom has also been improved for better framing of your family and friends. Near or far, the amazing zoom and high power of the PowerShot SX540 HS is on hand to help capture the pictures you want.

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Logistics Data
Quantity Per Pallet
Master Carton Width
Master Carton Height
Number of Cartons Per Pallet
Number of Layers Per Pallet
Quantity Per Master Carton
Master Carton Weight
Master Carton Length
Pallet Weight
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Image Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Waterproof
Dustproof
Certification
Colour
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Aspherical Lens
Focal Length Range (F-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
Focusing
Smile Detection
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Exposure Compensation
Pre-Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Range (Tele)
Flash Range (Wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Flip-Out Screen
Display
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
Headphone Output
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector Type
USB Connector
USB Port
Camera
Image Processor
GPS
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Orientation Sensor
Anti-Dust Function
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Multi Burst Mode
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Electronic Compass
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (Including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life
Video Recording Time
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Software CD
Lens Cap Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Face Detection
USB Connectivity
Camera Shutter Speed
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Product Identifiers

Barcodes

00013803269338, 04549292056426, 08714574634210

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