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Canon PowerShot SX510

$209.00
A multi award winning and great value for money 12.1 megapixel 30 times zoom factor digital camera
Bridge 12.1MP 30x Yes Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon PowerShot SX510 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have scored the Canon PowerShot SX510 as follows for Summary.
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330 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Overall Score
64
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has not bad expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 76% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel
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Average

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How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX510?

The Canon PowerShot SX510 is 104mm wide and 80.2mm tall. It is 69.5mm deep and weighs 349g.

Canon PowerShot SX510 front dimensions

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Canon PowerShot SX510 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

Based on 33,726 owner and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Reasonably Priced

We think this Canon digital camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras. The cheapest digital camera that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX510 has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The PowerShot SX510 has a fairly low megapixel (only 12.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras. The average megapixel of digital cameras is 16MP, and the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot SX510 has a fairly average weight (349 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras is 0.34x, the biggest is 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. The Canon PowerShot SX510 has a fairly big optical zoom (30 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot SX510 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot SX510 has a pretty standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot SX510 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Canon camera support a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels and 320 x 240 pixels. 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. Across all cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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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 typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon PowerShot SX510 has a pretty typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX510 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. The still image resolution of all digital cameras ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PowerShot SX510 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot SX510 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX510 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm. At only 24 millimeters, the Canon PowerShot SX510 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Live View

The PowerShot SX510 supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 720 millimeters, the PowerShot SX510 has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm, the longest is 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since December 2014.


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