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79

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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

£216.00
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS
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A best selling and low cost compact digital camera, with an industry award and good features
Compact 20.3MP 50x Yes Sep 2016
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£216.00
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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS number 35 across all digital cameras and number 41 in best selling cameras.
74
Reviews
18 Reviews + 1 Award
90
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
74
Age
16 Months Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 18 reviews. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de. Fuji cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras December 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, that it is easy to use and superior product quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
PowerShot sx540 HS
Flexible shooting
Full HD movies
Connect and share
Simple or advanced
Ease and comfort
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Does not feature bluetooth

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the PowerShot SX540 HS with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 41 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 16 in landscape photography cameras, but only average for everyday photography, ranking number 51 in everyday photography cameras.
52
Portrait Photography
Average
76
Landscape Photography
Very Good
57
Everyday Photography
Average
47
Sports Photography
Mediocre
78
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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.
There is a 72% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Video Reviews

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by website Dkamera.de who decided that this Canon camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

Four experts from sites including fotomaniak.pl, tek.no, dkamera.de and Les Numeriques.com have rated this camera on average 73%.

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Average Owner Reviews

Based on 14 owner reviews this digital camera has an average owner rating of 71 out of 100.

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A Top Selling Digital Camera

The PowerShot SX540 HS is one the fastest selling camera currently available.

Very Good Brand

Based on 44,137 expert and owner reviews (including 9,215 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Two customers concluded that it was good quality.

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, very good features and is less than 18 months old. At £216.00 it is in the cheapest 31% of digital 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 £216.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $285.00 (£379.28).

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This Canon digital camera was released in September 2016.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 20.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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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. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS's optical zoom of 50x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PowerShot SX540 HS of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 78% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 3.4 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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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 cameras. It is longer than 97% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports direct printing, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot SX540 HS has an orientation sensor. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The PowerShot SX540 HS features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the PowerShot SX540 HS does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot SX540 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 55% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 205 Battery Life

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

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Has a Tripod Mount

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

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

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Has a Headphone Output

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

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

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the PowerShot SX540 HS of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 26% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1067c002aa, canon 1067c011aa, canon 1067c001, canon p233133p, canon n157779w, canon canon, canon sx540

Barcodes:

00009608235591, 00009680021127, 00013803269338, 04549292056426, 08714574634210

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