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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
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A best selling and enormous optical zoom 442g camera, good for everyday photography.
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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 (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £235 to £189.99 in the last 21 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

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Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS number 12 across all digital cameras and number 64 in best selling cameras.

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Value for Money
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Why Has it Scored 87?

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 Fujifilm digital camera range, the average reviews for all Fujifilm 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 cameras 2018.
The PowerShot SX540 HS is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras October 2018.
It has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
Average 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 this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography. It is also very good for portrait photography, ranking number 37 in portrait photography cameras as well being very good for everyday photography.
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4 stars (114 reviews)

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The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has received a Recommended Award from dkamera.de.
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What Are People Saying About the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS?

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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
Has a Headphone Output
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 a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. §.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The PowerShot SX540 HS's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 50x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 1% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 typical of many 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 70% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 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 larger than 71% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an image stabiliser, as do 69% of cameras.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The PowerShot SX540 HS's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 42% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 310g. The weight of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 442g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 76% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Output

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a headphone output, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not have a headphone output.

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Supports Direct Printing

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

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Has an Orientation Sensor

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

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Features Smile Detection

The PowerShot SX540 HS features smile detection. 88% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Wi-Fi. 71% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal
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The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 61% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features flash exposure compensation. 81% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 4x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 59% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

This 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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Features Brightness Adjustment

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

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Has a Tripod Mount

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mount. 74% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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

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Only 205 Battery Life

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

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Supports Full HD Video
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The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The PowerShot SX540 HS does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that 94% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 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 sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a self-timer, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Has a USB Connectivity

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Popularity

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is currently ranked number 12 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from £235 to £189.99 in the last 21 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Release Date

This digital camera was released in 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.

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

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
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
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
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
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)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
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
USB Connectivity
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

canon 1067c001, canon sx540hs

Barcodes

00013803269338, 04549292056426, 08714574634210

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