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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
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154 Reviews + 1 Award
86
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
69
Age
3 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
Customers report that this digital camera has an excellent picture quality, excellent features and it's very easy to use. It's a very cheap and award winning 442g digital camera, with a very good spec and a massive 50x optical zoom. It has an image stabiliser, a GPS and an HDMI and features smile detection.
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS number 30 across all digital cameras.

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Reviews
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Features
84
Popularity
93
Value for Money
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85
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

reviews indicate that it has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 154 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de.
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.
The PowerShot SX540 HS has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Very big optical zoom
Larger than average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 12 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 41 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for everyday photography, ranking number 113 in everyday photography cameras.
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4 stars (154 reviews)

59%

of Customers Would Recommend
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Recommended Award

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

What Are People Saying About the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS?

Features
142
4
Ease of Use
149
7
Price
147
6
Picture Quality
11
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Lens System
9
1
Viewfinder / Screen
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Size and Weight
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The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Was Priced Fairly
  • ... very much an amateur photographer, And the zoom is astounding. Great value for money camera. Doesn't make the tea : ).
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Nov 2018
  • Great camera, does everything it needs to do, great value for money...
    Paul - Amazon.co.uk 18 Jan 2018
  • Great camera for the price.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Feb 2018
  • The price was unbeatable. I had an xtra 30 off the on sale price, And the product is perfect for a good quality family camara. I highly recommend it if ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Feb 2018
  • 8 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Was Robust

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was well made.

  • ... able to transfer pictures direct to my laptop using Wi-Fi. Easy to use telephoto lens built in. One setting auto is very good. Not yet. Being able to transfer ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Mar 2018
  • Easy to use. Good "entry level" camera for the amateur photographer. Well made and excellent zoom.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Jun 2018
  • 5 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Digital Camera Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was quick to charge.

  • Easy to use Has rechargeable. Big capacity battery. Enabling many pictures taken between recharging. I would prefer an integral. Automatic lens cap.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Jun 2017
  • ... to carry - becoming a problem with my DSLR. The supplied battery may have a problem in loosing charge rapidly. This is being tested. A Duracell from my ...
    Geoff - Amazon.co.uk 27 Feb 2018
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was really lightweight, compact and was a superb size.

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    Really Lightweight
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Light in weight. Ease of use. Great camera. No faults.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 26 Jan 2018
  • Nice to handle nice weight in the hand good grip very good to work out and work all the buttons. Having to down load the manual for it but not a big problem ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 10 Jan 2018
  • ... mastered multi shot. Background change and video within a day. A lovely weight camera to hold and amazing when taking close up pictures and equally as ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 May 2018
  • I love the weight and size of the camera. The pictures are very good quality and the ease of transferring photos from camera to phone. Tablet and computer ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 18 Feb 2018
  • View All Reviews About Lightweight
    Really Compact
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Superb Size
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Really Easy to Carry Around
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Five People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Had a Good Design

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was good-looking.

  • ... other features to explore. But for point and shoot it is excellent. Love the Canon styling and build. You need a steady hand if using the 50X zoom to it's ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Aug 2018
  • Easy to use and a good looking camera. Suitable for beginners and amateurs. Doesn't have a viewfinder but even then you get used to it quickly.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 28 May 2018
  • More Than 100 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was very easy to use and several people thought that it was also really comfortable and easy to hold and was easy to setup.

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    Really Easy to Use
    157 people agree
    9 people disagree
  • ... Stabilization to automatically help find and frame the subject of your shot -- very handy with these increasingly powerful super-zo...
    Imaging Resource.com 5 Jan 2016
  • Very easy to use at a simple everyday level. Don't like having to look on-line to find the handbook. Then you find that there are so many features you'll ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 26 Nov 2017
  • ... able to transfer pictures direct to my laptop using Wi-Fi. Easy to use telephoto lens built in. One setting auto is very good. Not yet. Being able to transfer ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Mar 2018
  • Easy to use for techno phone like me. My niece finds it easy to use and she is just starting her photography career. None.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 May 2018
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    Very Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Setup
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Had Well Designed Technical Features

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had outstanding features.

  • The camera is simple to use in full auto mode. There are lots of other features to explore. But for point and shoot it is excellent. Love the Canon styling ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 2 Aug 2018
  • ... Very light to carry and very very good pictures also has a lot more features on it than my last camera. It's not easy to put photos onto my computer.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Jul 2017
  • Very good image quality. Excellent zoom. Good features.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Dec 2016
  • It has a lot of features to use. Some buttons are in wrong place if you have trouble with your hands.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Feb 2018
  • Seven People Thought it Had Good Connectivity

    Seven people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had really wifi capacity.

  • The WiFi function is really useful - less leads everywhere. It's easy to use and build on your skills with as you go along. The WiFi function is really ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Oct 2017
  • Being able to transfer pictures direct to my laptop using Wi-Fi. Easy to use telephoto lens built in. One setting auto is very good. Not yet. Being able ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Mar 2018
  • ... including safari. Great pictures, Even from a complete novice. The WiFi transfer to my phone works great. Not sure if I've managed to set up the GPS recording ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 23 Jan 2018
  • ... on quality Amazing how you can take a picture and it can be on your phone thanks to the wifi in seconds. Instruction manual is not very helpful. Very little ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Aug 2018
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Bad When it Came to Technical Guidance

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had bad technical guidance.

  • ... not use all the tweaks but fulfils my needs. So - OK - had to print out the instructions from the internet - BUT decided to have the larger spiral bound ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Feb 2018
  • ... hand perfectly. Can be used as a point and shoot or manualy set. 168 pages of instructions.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Aug 2018
  • Very easy to use. Downloading the instructions.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Jan 2018
  • Easy to use wife love it nice size just what we wanted. Would have like an instruction manual but these days it's all on line.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Nov 2018
  • One Person Thought it Had an OK Noise Level
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    Some People Thought it Had a Good Capacity

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had really a big capacity.

  • Point an shoot capacity great. Photo quality is amazing. I haven't found any yet.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 21 Jun 2017
  • ... photos with the auto setting. Lots to learn and improve on though to start using it to it's full capacity. 90 page instruction manual that isn't easy to ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 22 Apr 2018
  • Easy to use Has rechargeable. Big capacity battery. Enabling many pictures taken between recharging. I would prefer an integral. Automatic lens cap.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 12 Jun 2017
  • 8 Out of 10 Owners Thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Had a Good Lens

    More than 40 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had an outstanding zoom and several people thought that it also had a superb lens and had a good autofocus.

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    Has a Very Good Zoom
    43 people agree
    6 people disagree
  • ... improvements, though, with an improved Zoom Framing Assist function that utilizes Image Stabilization to automatically help find and frame the subject ...
    Imaging Resource.com 5 Jan 2016
  • ... walk. The quality is typical Canon, great colours, loads of features, a superb zoom lens, and anti-shake correction. Video is top quality and works well ...
    Moon - Amazon.co.uk 28 Mar 2017
  • Brilliant zoom, takes good photos, need to read the manual to make it do some things. For example, manual focus is very hard to do...
    Andy - Amazon.co.uk 9 Dec 2016
  • ... No manual included though so can't work out how to use it wirelessly. Superb zoom...
    Mrs - Amazon.co.uk 13 Nov 2017
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    Has a Superb Lens
    5 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has a Good Autofocus
    2 people agree
    5 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a bad viewfinder and nine people thought that it also had a bad screen.

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    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    14 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... Itsr my first real camera and I'm more than pleased with it. I would have liked a viewfinder. But that's it really. It's such a great camera and it looks ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Mar 2018
  • ... and memory card. No viewfinder although not essentialno canon programme for windows 7(you rely on app on phone to link with wifi on camera ). booklet only ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Feb 2018
  • Could do with a seperate view finder.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 8 Oct 2018
  • Great camera for the price paid. Only downside so far is the lack of viewfinder.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Feb 2018
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    Has a Bad Screen
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 100 People Thought it Produced Good Quality Photos

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had an excellent picture quality and more than 70 people thought that it was also very able to produce good images. Several people also thought that it was good in low light and had a good picture resolution.

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    Has an Outstanding Picture Quality
    116 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • Rosamund scored Image quality 90 out of 100
    Rosamund - Currys.co.uk 6 Aug 2018
  • John scored Image quality 80 out of 100
    John - Currys.co.uk 4 Nov 2018
  • Mandy scored Image quality 100 out of 100
    Mandy - Currys.co.uk 5 Feb 2018
  • Natalie scored Image quality 100 out of 100
    Natalie - Currys.co.uk 20 Jul 2017
  • View All Reviews About Image Quality
    Really Able to Produce Good Images
    70 people agree
    12 people disagree
    Good in Low Light
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of Customers Thought it Was Good for Video Capture

    Eight people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS was brilliant for video recording.

  • ... loads of features, a superb zoom lens, and anti-shake correction. Video is top quality and works well with the zoom lens action. The one and ONLY disadvantage ...
    Moon - Amazon.co.uk 28 Mar 2017
  • Bought this mostly to use as a video recorder and the quality is much better than my old cheap chinese HD videocam. Takes great snaps too. (though I'm ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 11 Nov 2018
  • ... bits as you go along. I mastered multi shot. Background change and video within a day. A lovely weight camera to hold and amazing when taking close up ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 1 May 2018
  • Shoots great videos and the quality of pictures is excellent. Had some difficulty in getting user manual as had to be downloaded as a p. D. F.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 14 Jan 2018
  • One Customer Thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Had a Good Flash
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    One Person Thought it is Good for Portraits
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    Three People Thought it is Good for Wildlife Photography

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is good for wildlife photography.

  • Great zoom which has already been good for wildlife shots. Would have been good to have an instruction manual supplied with it as difficult to figure out ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 6 Aug 2018
  • ... allowed me to take countless photos of people. Landscapes and wildlife that I am totally happy with. I got the camera at a bargain price and created a ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Aug 2018
  • ... rainforest and came away with some shots of wildlife that I would have totally missed out on if I didnt have the 50x optical zoom this camera boasts. I ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 27 Aug 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Higher than average megapixels
    Very big optical zoom
    Larger than average minimum aperture number
    Has an image stabiliser
    Has a GPS
    Features smile detection
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has an HDMI
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    13 aspherical lenses
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Features brightness adjustment
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Higher than average maximum playback zoom
    Has a tripod mount
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    Very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has a flash exposure lock
    1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Supports direct printing
    Has a headphone output
    Has an orientation sensor
    Has a USB connectivity
    Has a self-timer
    Larger than average maximum aperture number
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Features contrast adjustment
    5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
    Average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Average camera shutter speed
    Average display diagonal
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Heavier than average
    Does not feature bluetooth
    Very small digital zoom
    Only 205 battery life
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    8 out of 10 owners thought it was robust
    5 out of 10 owners thought this digital camera had a battery that lasted a long time
    The vast majority of people thought it was a good size
    Five people thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a good design
    More than 100 people thought it was easy to use
    9 out of 10 people thought this digital camera had well designed technical features
    Seven people thought it had good connectivity
    Some people thought it had a good capacity
    8 out of 10 owners thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a good lens
    More than 100 people thought it produced good quality photos
    The majority of customers thought it was good for video capture
    Three people thought it is good for wildlife photography
    8 out of 10 people thought this digital camera was bad when it came to technical guidance
    The vast majority of people thought it did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

    The PowerShot SX540 HS has a maximum image resolution of 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 PowerShot SX540 HS's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is in the highest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP.

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    Very Big Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 50x is bigger than 98% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This 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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    Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 3,200 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 43% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 3.4 is in the largest 30% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The PowerShot SX540 HS has an image stabiliser. 69% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Average Camera Shutter Speed

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 51% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a GPS
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    The PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The weights of cameras range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 442g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 78% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Features Smile Detection
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    The PowerShot SX540 HS features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS does not feature bluetooth. 94% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 74% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Very Small Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 28% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The PowerShot SX540 HS has an HDMI, which is unusual. 63% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 45% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX540 HS of only 24mm is in the shortest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    13 Aspherical Lenses

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is a 13 aspherical lens camera.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The PowerShot SX540 HS features flash exposure compensation. 83% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The PowerShot SX540 HS features brightness adjustment, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Only 205 Battery Life

    The PowerShot SX540 HS is a digital camera that takes 205 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The PowerShot SX540 HS has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom

    Cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 8.6x. The maximum playback zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 10x is higher than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mount, unlike 77% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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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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    Has a Flash Exposure Lock

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a flash exposure lock, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a flash exposure lock.

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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 cameras.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 90% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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    Supports Direct Printing

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

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    Has a Headphone Output

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

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    Has an Orientation Sensor

    The PowerShot SX540 HS has an orientation sensor, unlike 94% of digital cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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    Has a USB Connectivity

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a USB connectivity. 91% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The PowerShot SX540 HS has a self-timer. 84% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 6.5 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, unlike 71% of cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    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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    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 30 out of 502 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    We have analysed the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    The vast majority of customers thought it was priced fairly
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    Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Release Date

    January 2016

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    Most digital cameras drop in price by 5% in the first 6 months after release, however Canon digital cameras tend to depreciate faster.

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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 442g.

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    Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Manuals and Brochures

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    Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Specification

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    Master Carton Height
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    Number of Layers Per Pallet
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    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
    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
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    Flash Modes
    Flash Sync-Speed
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Flash Exposure Correction
    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
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    Memory
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    USB Version
    Headphone Output
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    White Balance
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    Photo Effects
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    Histogram
    Maximum Playback Zoom
    Orientation Sensor
    Camera File System
    Tripod Mount
    Contrast Adjustment
    Direct Printing
    Brightness Adjustment
    Scene Modes
    Languages Support
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    Video Recording Time
    Operational Conditions
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    Technical Details
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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    canon camera32gb, canon 1067c001b, canon 1067c001a, canon 1067c002, canon zoom7pc, canon sx540hs, canon w50x, canon 13pc, canon 50x, canon 9pc

    Barcodes

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