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Canon SX410 is Digital Camera

£219.99
Compact Camera 20.5MP 40x Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Expert reviews are poor
Not good looking
Poor battery life
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This Canon digital camera received an expert rating of 59% from fotomaniak.pl. This puts this camera in the bottom 4% of all the digital cameras of this age and spec when ranked by average expert review score.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 63 owner reviews this camera has an overall owner rating of 82%. 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 34,684 expert and owner reviews (including 2,942 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Power

Poor Battery Life

Two people mentioned that the Canon SX410 IS did not have a good battery life. Unbox.ph wrote “Poor battery life”. In April last year Amazon Customer gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert website Amazon “Also the battery is pretty disappointing”.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

Five customers reckoned that this digital camera was good value for money. Terence Boss wrote on expert website Amazon in April last year “Good value camera” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Jim gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this digital camera “Very good value”. Madlinny rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “For the price this camera is perfect”.


Design

Not Good Looking

Three owners who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was not good looking. Website Newegg.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The drawing surface has a texture similar to a hard, rubbery office desk, which is aesthetically fine by me”. Philip Allen said two years ago “Overall performance is pretty poor”.

Easy to Use the Menus

Eight customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use. Lori Oneil said two years ago “Easy to use, nice durable product” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Jim mentioned on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com also two years ago “Camera is light, easy to use”. Amazon Customer scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon in April “This camera is ideal for taking high quality pictures and it is simple to use, making it ideal for beginners”.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus. Website Newegg.com scored it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Radial Menu”. Rebekah Wright wrote in her review of this digital camera “With a massive range of settings and effects to change”.

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Good Quality

Ten people who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Three years ago website Newegg.com wrote “Good Image Quality”. Last year Rox mentioned on expert website Amazon “Very good quality camera and easy to use” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Norma wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “She had good quality and clear photos” in her Canon SX410 IS review.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it had good features. Terence Boss said on expert review site Amazon in April last year “Without really testing it, this inexpensive camera seems to have good features, especially the zoom” and scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Three years ago Andrew . gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Features like touch, zoom, swivel, where new to me when first using this pad”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in February 2015.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon SX410 IS supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also support video recording.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon SX410 IS has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. The video resolution of all high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The SX410 IS does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 (£219), the Sony DSC-HX60V (£198.99), or the Samsung NX are also worth considering.

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Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

The SX410 IS has a quite big optical zoom (40 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera. The optical zooms of high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera range from 0.34x to 65x.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon SX410 IS has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think because of their better review scores, the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 (£219), and the Nikon Coolpix L330 are also worth considering.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

High megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 18mm and 1,600mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 360mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 960 millimeters, the Canon SX410 IS has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Canon SX410 IS has a relatively standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think the Canon EOS 600D - Rebel T3i (£267.99), the Sony DSCHX300 (£429), and the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 (£219) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Canon SX410 IS has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera. The average display resolution (numeric) of high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera is 810,000 pixels.

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Good Video Capture

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the Canon SX410 IS was good for video recording. Amazon Customer wrote last year “Excellent photo quality, good video quality” in their review of this digital camera. Rosie Gamgee mentioned in her review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “The video recordings were really high quality” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Good Zoom

Seven owners agreed that it had a good zoom. Website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera three years ago “Great Zoom” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Amazon Customer wrote on expert website Amazon “Zoom quality is fabulous”. Rebekah Wright mentioned on expert website Amazon “The huge optical zoom means he does not have to be up close to whatever he takes pictures of” in her review of the Canon SX410 IS.

Good Quality Pictures

Twelve people said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Terence Boss said “Has produced very clear photos” in his review of this digital camera. Maisydaisy gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their Canon SX410 IS review “My husband will be able to use the camera and make good pictures with it”. Lori Oneil gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and she said in her review of this digital camera “Sharp looking and takes great photos”.


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon SX410 IS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-TZ60 (£219), the Sony DSC-RX100, or the Samsung NX300M (£202.22) which all of have better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon SX410 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s) found on most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 2592, 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1832, 2448 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1368, 1536 x 1536, 640 x 480, 640 x 424 and 640 x 360 and 480 x 480. The worst still image resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 640 x 360 and the best is 6000 x 4000.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon SX410 IS has a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that are a comparable age to it.

This camera's image resolution (4608 x 3456 pixels) is actually the worst image resolution amongst all digital cameras of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of camera the best image resolution is 7360 x 4912 pixels.

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20.5 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 20.5 megapixels digital camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The SX410 IS does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera which have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The SX410 IS supports PictBridge. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than two years also support PictBridge.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The SX410 IS has a battery charger included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon SX410 IS has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The SX410 IS has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The SX410 IS has a relatively standard weight (308 grams) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

If you would consider a digital camera with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DSC-RX100 (240g and higher rated), or the DSC-HX60V (£198.99) (246g and higher rated) both from Sony or the Samsung NX300M (£202.22) (310g and higher rated).

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Compact

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Website Newegg.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Small Compact”.


Light Exposure

Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The Canon SX410 IS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivity "1600" is also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Battery

Only 245 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras of this age and spec take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the SX410 IS which takes 245 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Flash

Very Slow Flash Recharging Time

When compared to other cameras that are a similar age to this camera, the flash recharging time of the Canon SX410 IS of 10 seconds is one of the slowest. Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera the flash recharging times range from 3s to 10s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.1s.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803254549

Canon SX410 IS Review Sources

To prepare this Canon SX410 IS review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,698 product attributes, 177,254 digital camera reviews and 3,980,200 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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