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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
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154 Reviews + 1 Award
87
Features
Fully-Featured
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Lots of Positive Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
69
Age
3 Years Old
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
This camera has [an excellent] picture quality, brilliant features and it's really easy to use. It's a remarkably good value for money and massive optical zoom 442g camera, with an industry award and a very good spec.
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Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS number 23 across all digital cameras and number 60 in best selling cameras.

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Why Has it Scored 87?

It has good expert reviews and very good 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. View the latest cameras 2019.
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

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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 8 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 32 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for everyday photography, ranking number 100 in everyday photography cameras.
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4 stars (154 reviews)

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Recommended Award

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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Picture Quality
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9 Out of 10 Owners Thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Had a Good Price
  • ... 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
  • Four People 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 Customers Thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Had a Long Battery Life

    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
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was a Great Size

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

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    Very 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
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    Very Compact
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    A Superb Size
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Easy to Carry Around
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Most People Thought This Digital Camera Was Nicely Designed

    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
  • Over 100 People Thought it Was Not Difficult to Use

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

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    Very 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
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Well Designed Technical Features

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had excellent 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 Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Seven people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had very 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
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Did Not Have Good Technical Guidance

    More than 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 Owners Thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Had a Large Capacity

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had very 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
  • The Majority of Customers Thought it Had a Good Lens

    Over 40 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a very good 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 Very Good Lens
    5 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has a Good Autofocus
    2 people agree
    5 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought This Digital Camera 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
  • View All Reviews About Viewfinder
    Has a Bad Screen
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 100 People Thought it Took Good Pictures

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a brilliant picture quality and more than 60 people thought that it was also really 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 a Brilliant 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
    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    69 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 People Thought This Digital Camera Recorded Good Videos

    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 Person Thought it Had a Good Flash
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    One Person Thought This Digital Camera 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
    Supports direct printing
    Larger than average maximum aperture number
    Very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Has a USB connectivity
    13 aspherical lenses
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Features smile detection
    Has a GPS
    Features contrast adjustment
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Has a self-timer
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a headphone output
    Has an orientation sensor
    Has a tripod mount
    Features brightness adjustment
    5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
    Average camera shutter speed
    Average display diagonal
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Heavier than average
    Very small digital zoom
    Only 205 battery life
    Does not feature bluetooth
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    Four people thought it was robust
    5 out of 10 customers thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a long battery life
    9 out of 10 people thought this digital camera was a great size
    Most people thought this digital camera was nicely designed
    Over 100 people thought it was not difficult to use
    The vast majority of people thought it had well designed technical features
    Seven people thought it was easy to connect to other devices
    Some owners thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a large capacity
    The majority of customers thought it had a good lens
    More than 100 people thought it took good pictures
    The majority of people thought this digital camera recorded good videos
    Three people thought it is good for wildlife photography
    The vast majority of people thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS did not have good technical guidance
    The vast majority of customers thought this digital camera did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    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 digital camera, which is the most common resolution.

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    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    The average megapixels of all cameras is 15MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 20.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 89% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Big Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 50x is bigger than 98% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 15,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PowerShot SX540 HS of only 3,200 is in the lowest 34% of all digital cameras when sorted 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 larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 30% of all cameras when ranked 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 PowerShot SX540 HS's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 59% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The weight of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 442g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 22% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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    Supports Direct Printing

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

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    Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 6.5 is larger than 68% of all digital cameras when ordered 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 cameras when ranked by this feature.

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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 commonly found image sensor size on cameras.

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    Very Small Digital Zoom

    The average digital zoom of all digital cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x. The PowerShot SX540 HS's digital zoom of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 74% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a USB Connectivity

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

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    13 Aspherical Lenses

    Most of the other digital cameras only have one aspherical lens, however the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has 13 aspherical lenses.

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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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    Features Smile Detection

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features smile detection. 89% of digital cameras do not feature smile detection.

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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 larger than 41% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 a GPS
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    The PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The PowerShot SX540 HS features contrast adjustment. 82% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

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

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The PowerShot SX540 HS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 85% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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

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    Has a Headphone Output

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

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    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

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

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    Has an Orientation Sensor

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

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mount. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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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 Brightness Adjustment

    The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features brightness adjustment, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness 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 23 out of 546 digital cameras.
    96
    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.

    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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    9 out of 10 owners thought the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS had a good price
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    Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Release Date

    January 2016

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    Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Specification

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