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Canon SX710 HS Digital Camera

£328.03
£269.00 £59.03 cheaper than 18 days ago
Compact Camera 20.3MP 30x Apr 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Four industry awards
Zoom Framing Assist
Good quality
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The authors at review sites Ephotozine, Camera Labs, Dkamera.de and Vido.com.ua all concluded that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Camera Labs the average expert rating of this digital camera is 73%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

This Canon camera has a brilliant average user rating based on 835 user reviews. 521 reviewers (94% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

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

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Design

Good Quality

Seventy-nine people said that it was good quality. Website Bestbuy.com said “Good Image Quality” in their review of this digital camera. Prush88 mentioned “This provides good quality pictures, nice zoom ability”. Rakurz wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com “Shooting at that quality consumes massive amounts of memory”.

Ease of Use

One hundred and six people mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Website Reviewed.com said “Remote control function” . Redcastout wrote in their review of the Canon SX710 HS “Very easy to use and produces great pictures without even trying” . Two years ago Randtret mentioned on expert website Bestbuy.com “Controls and functions are easy to reach and easy to use” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

Nine customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Osprey scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com last year “This camera takes great pictures and can be used in simple automatic mode or can be used with manual settings” in their review of this digital camera. Shawn he said in his review of this digital camera “There are numerous settings and modes that you can go into to adjust to your satisfaction if you so choose”. Stephanie mentioned on expert website Bestbuy.com two years ago “The settings are easy too”.

Seven owners concluded that this digital camera was easy to setup. Realtor123 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Good colors on the screen, easy to set up!” in their review of this digital camera. Mike wrote in his review of this digital camera “Easy to setup and the picture is very good”. Tiff said in their review of this digital camera “Color looks great & very easy to set-up”.

Three owners said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Charley scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote “It's much harder to hold the camera steady at that zoom level”. Shawn scored it 4 stars out of 5 and he said “The eyes get a little comfortable”. Kathy scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she wrote in her review of this digital camera on expert website Bestbuy.com “Zooming out to the max is hard to hold still”.

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Good Looking

Thirty owners thought it was good looking. Website Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera also two years ago “Beautiful Pictures”. Two years ago Digitalversus.com said in their review of the Canon SX710 HS on expert website Digital Versus “To be completely honest, we're pretty happy to see the camera come out of the update unscathed; we really loved” and scored this digital camera 4 stars out of 5. Also two years ago Photor said “Perhaps working with pretty amazing cameras the last few years has made me a hard customer to please.” however they scored it 60 out of 100.

Two customers said in their reviews that it was well designed. Bloodyfangs91 gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The monitor is of great size and design”. Jwr32 wrote in their review of this digital camera “Easy to use, attractive design”.

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Well Made

Sixteen owners who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Website Bestbuy.com wrote “Strong Construction”. Expert website Techguide.com.au said two years ago “It would be suited to a photographer who wants a solid point and shoot camera” in their Canon SX710 HS review. Ordinaryjoe scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Built strong, looks elegant”.

Five customers who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. Mg525 wrote on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Lay the screen cover on strong and sturdy surface 3”. Russels said “This is a slick case that is not as bulky as expected and feels very robust”. Tc15 scored it 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Great camera, light weight durable, takes wonderful pictures”.

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress. Abchris mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Just wish Canon designed the case to allow for total control, not just a few photo modes (auto, underwater, snow” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Six years ago Norm wrote in their review of this digital camera “This duo takes very good pictures (ground and underwater) 2” and scored it 80 out of 100. Illinois River Bum mentioned on expert website Bhphotovideo.com five years ago “If you are looking for a simple digital setup for underwater use, this combo will save you a ton of money” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

Two people mentioned that the product was reliable. Cannonfathful said “Reliable, easy, always great photos”. Cujo mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “My Best Buy salesperson educated me on the company being very reliable” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Twenty-one customers wrote in their reviews that the Canon SX710 HS was compact. Two years ago website Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Small Compact” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Pics2015 said on expert website Bestbuy.com “Some really nice options on it for a compact camera”. Momscamera wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com in April last year “This is my third upgrade on a Canon compact camera” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Nine people concluded that the product was lightweight. Two years ago Rich mentioned in his review of this digital camera “This is the perfect compliment as it takes great pictures, is lightweight and is extremely easy to use”. Abchris said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Lightweight, easy to use”. Ajbivi01 wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It's easy to set up and take apart, is lightweight, overall an amazing case”.

Eight customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to carry around. Regster said on expert website Bestbuy.com “Takes great photos and is very easy to carry everywhere on vacation”. Last year Usdon wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bestbuy.com “It is small and easy to carry with you everywhere you would like to take vivid pictures”. None mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “It is light so its easy to carry”.

Eight customers said in their reviews that it was a good size. Ruggs gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and said two years ago “This camera is a nice size to fit in a small purse or fanny pack”. Patti mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Nice size for travel”. Two years ago Tedsie wrote on expert website Bestbuy.com “Nice size and easy to use”.

Seven customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. Michael03 mentioned on expert website Bestbuy.com “Didn't want to spend a fortune and have a huge, bulky thing to lug around” in their review of this digital camera. Carl Frei said on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Case is to bulky.” in his review of this digital camera. Last year Tareqz gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Little heavy”.

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Price

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Reasonably Priced

Fifty-two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned two years ago “After all, while $350 was a fair price to pay for a camera like this a few years ago, these days you c” . Rigito1990 wrote on expert review site Bestbuy.com in the same month “Great price too” in their Canon SX710 HS review and scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Rick1278 said “For the price this camera performs well”.


Features

Good Technical Features

Thirty-one people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. Quilter wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bestbuy.com “This is a great camera that has all the features you could need for perfect photos on the go”. Mickpress said two years ago “Lots of features, easy to use”. In the same month Mjclives mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Loaded with lots of useful features, fast processor, intuitive, plus it takes great pictures too”.


Good in Low Light

Two hundred and thirty-one owners who bought the product thought it was able to produce good images. Pokerus mentioned on expert website Bestbuy.com “Couple with a stand you get stable and colorful images”. Photoperson said “This camera is very easy to use and the photos are of good clear quality” in their review of this digital camera. Petspark mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Takes great photos and is very easy to use” and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars.

Twelve owners wrote in their reviews that the Canon SX710 HS had a good picture resolution. Rhia said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bestbuy.com two years ago “Tremendous storage and resolution”. Mike mentioned on expert review site Bestbuy.com “It is very bright (almost too bright) and the colors are nice and vivid with no dead pixels”. Roland said in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Walmart.com “It gives you excellent resolution and unparalleled magnification, as well as, impressive creative freedom”.

Six owners considered that it was good in low light. Website Bestbuy.com said “Good in Low Light”. Scott wrote “Low light pictures are good” in his review of this digital camera. Hotbluestang said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Picture quality is excellent - even in low light”.

Six people who purchased it considered that it was able to produce clear pictures. Two years ago Poppa59 said on expert website Bestbuy.com “Great color, clarity, etc” in their review of this digital camera. Temple mentioned “Clarity is good” in her review of this digital camera and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Dee4himonly said “Great clarity and sharpness” in their review of this digital camera.

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Zoom Framing Assist

Seventy-four owners who reviewed the Canon SX710 HS agreed that it had a good zoom. Digital Versus said “Zoom Framing Assist” . Website Reviewed.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Effective image stabilization at full zoom”. Two years ago website Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Very Powerful Zoom”.

Seven owners said in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Pc Mag mentioned “Quick focus” nonetheless they rated it 3 stars out of 5. Two years ago Don3 said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “That means that the zoom shots are likely to be sharp and in focus”. Animallady mentioned “It releases the crisp focus when taking the actual picture”.

Four owners mentioned that it had a good lens. Al Evangelista wrote six years ago “The case has a wide lens that allows for great picture taking”. Two years ago Don3 said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “This camera has the reach and the mega pixels and a pretty terrific lens, too”. Carolineb gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good lens quality for making prints”.

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good image stabiliser. Fefv wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bestbuy.com “The zoom and image stabilization are incredible”.

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1080 60 Video Recording

Twenty-nine owners who bought the Canon SX710 HS concluded that it was good for video recording. Two years ago Pc Mag wrote “1080 60 video recording” in their review of this digital camera. Photomaniac scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “This camera has the option of taking continuous shots (without a video recording”. Rsharrigan wrote “This camera takes great pictures and video”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Twenty-eight owners who purchased the product agreed that it had a good screen. Mca415 scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Excellent screen and size for the price”. Paules wrote on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Display looks quite good.” in their review of the Canon SX710 HS yet they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Paul said “Screen looks great, pictures clear” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Flash

Eight owners who purchased the Canon SX710 HS mentioned that it had a good flash. Pokerus mentioned “Color product is great and flash gives very good lighting under poor light”. Momscamera said “They slightly improved the flash space”. Six years ago Uncle Bob wrote on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “Nicely thought out flash diffuser helps in using the flash underwater” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This camera was released in April 2016.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon SX710 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The SX710 HS has a fairly typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include a cheaper digital camera such as the Sony DSC-WX350 (£159) or you might consider a better rated digital camera such as the Nikon D3200 (£198.99).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The SX710 HS supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than a year ago also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Canon EOS M10 (£170.37) which is cheaper; or the Nikon D3200 (£198.99) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support Wi-Fi including the Canon SX720 HS (£227).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera, the SX710 HS does not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The SX710 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the SX710 HS has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year. Across all the digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the SX710 HS has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst high megapixel cameras of this age. High megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera have digital zooms of between 2x and 80x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 750 millimeters, the SX710 HS has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for more than a year. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera is 6.2mm, the longest is 1,200mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 330mm.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The SX710 HS has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera which do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think because of its better review score, the Nikon D3200 (£198.99) is also worth considering.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at include the Canon SX720 HS (£227).

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon SX710 HS has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Supports Direct Printing

The SX710 HS supports direct printing. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera also support direct printing.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The SX710 HS has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The SX710 HS features histogram. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also feature histogram.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The SX710 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

Other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to look at include the Canon EOS M10 (£170.37) which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the EOS 1200D - Rebel T5 (£209.99), or the SX720 HS (£227) both from Canon.

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5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The SX710 HS has a 5184 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. This Canon digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5184 x 3888, 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536, 5184 x 2912, 3648 x 2048, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 3648 x 2432, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 3888 x 3888, 2736 x 2736 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. Across all high megapixel cameras that were released around the same time as this camera the still image resolution ranges from 480 x 480 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The SX710 HS has a higher image resolution than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera ranges from 5184 x 3456 pixels (worst) to 6000 x 4000 pixels (best).

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20.3 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 20.3 megapixels digital camera.

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Other Features

Has a USB Connectivity

The SX710 HS has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The SX710 HS has a carrying case, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The SX710 HS has a batteries included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The SX710 HS has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon SX710 HS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The SX710 HS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Battery

Only 230 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The SX710 HS is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The SX710 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Canon camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Nict said in their Canon SX710 HS review “My problem with this camera is battery life”. Thehammer wrote in their review of this digital camera “The battery life is very good” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Two years ago Carolineb said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Bestbuy.com “Shoot photographs every day, so far have been pleased with ease of use, quality of pictures, battery lasts very well”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Four people who purchased it concluded that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago Ryag wrote “The learning curve is easy and instructions good” in their review of this digital camera. Vick said “Needs better instructions for viewing videos no go” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 80 out of 100. Sorcerermickey mentioned “Great beginner camera easy usage little instructions needed” .

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers listing 0109c011, canon co62653ean, info 0110c011aa, info 0109c011aa, canon 0109c002, canon 0109c011, canon 0110c002, canon sx710hs
Barcodes 00871457462653, 08714574626536, 08714574631424, 08714574633275, 08714574633282

Canon SX710 HS Review Sources

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