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Canon PowerShot SX510

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Canon PowerShot SX510

$249.00
Canon PowerShot SX510
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A bargain price and award winning bridge digital camera, with very good features
Bridge 12.1MP 30x Yes Dec 2014
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Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera - Black (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Brand NEW Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera Black 30X OPT 3.0IN LCD (Brand new, unopened)
$378.00
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Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 30x Optical Zoom and 1080p Full-HD Video (DISCONTINUED) International Version (No warranty)
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CANON 8409B001 / PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 Megapixel Compact Camera - 3" LCD - 30x Optical Zoom - Optical (IS) - 4608 x 3456 Image - 1920 x 1080 Video - PictBridge - HD Movie Mode
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Canon Digital Camera PowerShot SX510 HS 24mm wide-angle optical 30 times zoom PSSX510HS - International Version (No Warranty)
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Used - Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera - Black (Used)
$149.99
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Refurbished - Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera 30x optical zoom (Refurbished)
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Used - Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP Wi-Fi CMOS Digital Camera (8409B012AA) (Used)
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Used - Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP Wi-Fi CMOS Digital Camera (8409B012AA) (Used)
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Used - Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera - Black (Kit w/ 24-720 mm Lens) (Used)
$325.00
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Used - Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera (discontinued by manufacturer)
$155.98
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Canon PowerShot SX510 Review

With excellent reviews and representing value for money, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX510 number 208 across all digital cameras.
92
Reviews
332 Reviews + 2 Awards
87
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has good expert reviews and brilliant 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 cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
30x ultra-zoom. 24mm wide lens
HS system
Intelligent IS
Wi-Fi; GPS via mobile
Full HD movies
7.5 cm (3.0") LCD
Smart auto
Zoom framing assist
Creative filters & manual modes

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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.

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Canon PowerShot SX510 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $249.00 it is still in the cheapest 25% of cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Canon PowerShot SX510 of £199.99 ($199.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $49.01.

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The PowerShot SX510's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 21% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon PowerShot SX510 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The PowerShot SX510's optical zoom of 30x is in the biggest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital 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 SX510 of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 18% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon PowerShot SX510's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 91% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX510 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot SX510 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The PowerShot SX510's weight of 349g is heavier than 67% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX510 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot SX510 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 51% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PowerShot SX510 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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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|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon PowerShot SX510's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 34% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the PowerShot SX510 is 4000 x 3000. That's over four times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the PowerShot SX510 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX510 of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 93% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The PowerShot SX510 supports live view, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot SX510 of only 5.8 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 92% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon dmcnsx510b2, canon dmcnsx510b1, canon dmcnsx510b3, canon dmcnsx510b4, canon cnsx510b11, canon 8409b012aa, canon cnsx510b12, canon 8409b001iv, canon cnsx510b10, canon pssx510hs, canon cnsx510b6, canon cnsx510b9, canon cnsx510b4, canon cnsx510b8, canon cnsx510b5, canon cnsx510b2, canon cnsx510b7, canon cnsx510b3, canon w1yr, canon w30x

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