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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

£199.99
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
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A remarkably cheap and best selling compact digital camera, good for wildlife photography
Compact 20.2MP 18x Yes Mar 2016
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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS number 12 across all digital cameras and number 72 in best selling cameras.
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Reviews
998 Reviews + 3 Awards
96
Value for Money
Excellent
79
Features
Good Features
77
Age
1 Year Old
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has great expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Gadgetspeak.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It is one of the best selling digital cameras currently on the market. View best selling digital cameras January 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Sleek and slim with a powerful zoom
Superb zoom for spectacular range
Connect and share with a touch
Your one-stop image management solution
Beautiful images and incredible performance start here
Capture your adventures in stunning full HD
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Only 2592 x 194 still image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the PowerShot SX610 HS with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 11 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 14 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 10 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
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. There was a cheaper price of £120 on eBay 37 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by both review sites Dkamera.de and PhotographyBlog.com, both of which decided that this Canon camera was very good.

One other expert review site thought that this digital camera was great. This was from Gadgetspeak.com who gave it an "Highly Recommended".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, dkamera.de and gadgetspeak.com the average expert rating of this digital camera is 84 out of 100. If all the cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 19%.

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Excellent User Reviews

This camera has a fantastic average user rating based on 995 user reviews. Over 93% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Canon Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 43,667 owner and expert reviews (including 8,978 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

A Top Selling Product

Across all cameras, the PowerShot SX610 HS is one the most popular products currently on the market.

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews, good features and is under 2 years old. At £199.99 it is cheaper than 75% 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 SX610 HS and the United Kingdom price of £199.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $185.00 (£254.89).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera was released in March 2016.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Canon PowerShot SX610 HS's sensor megapixels of 20.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot SX610 HS of 18x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 24% 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 frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot SX610 HS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The PowerShot SX610 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is in the lowest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX610 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.8 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot SX610 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot SX610 HS's weight of 167g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 64% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 80% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PowerShot SX610 HS has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon PowerShot SX610 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 66% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The PowerShot SX610 HS has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot SX610 HS of only 6.9 is smaller than 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 2592 X 194 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the PowerShot SX610 HS is 2592 x 194. That's 83% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This Canon digital camera also supports a still image resolution of 2592 x 1944. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The PowerShot SX610 HS has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot SX610 HS's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 49% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the PowerShot SX610 HS does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot SX610 HS supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX610 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot SX610 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot SX610 HS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot SX610 HS's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 16% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1080 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

Digital cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s. The flash recharging time of the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0111c012ba, canon 0113c011ba, canon 111c012ba, canon 0112c011

Barcodes:

00013803253047, 00013803253276, 00013803253283, 04549292030631, 04549292031034, 04549292031096, 05425656492408, 08714574627175, 08714574627199, 08714574630656, 08714574630663, 08714574634135

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