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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

$200.00
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
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A top-value and giant optical zoom bridge digital camera, with an industry award and very good features
Bridge 16MP 42x Yes Dec 2015
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS 16.0MP Digital Camera - Black (Brand new, unopened)
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Digital Camera (Brand new, unopened) - on
$306.72
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Digital Camera 16GB Package (Brand new, unopened) - on
$333.16
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Digital Camera 32GB Full Kit (Brand new, unopened) - on
$341.75
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$345.15
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Used - CANON POWERSHOT SX520 HS DIGITAL MEGA ZOOM CAMERA WITH CHARGER/CASE
$119.97
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Refurbished - Canon PowerShot SX520 HS 16MP Digital Camera with 42x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom with 3-Inch LCD, Black (Certified Refurbished)
$249.95
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS number 168 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
115 Reviews + 1 Award
91
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 84?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 95% 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 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Versatile zoom power
Effortlessly keep track of your subject
Comfortable, steady shooting
Clear shots in any light
Sharp results every time
Stunning images with ease
Always capture the moment
Play with your creativity
Enhance your skills
Realistic movies at your fingertips

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 $139.50 on eBay 40 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS?

The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is 120mm wide and 91.9mm tall. It is 81.7mm deep and weighs 441g.

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS front dimensions
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS size in context

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and the United States price of $200.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £224.99 ($224.99).

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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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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the PowerShot SX520 HS of 16MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 60% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The PowerShot SX520 HS's optical zoom of 42x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 91% of all cameras when sorted 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 digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX520 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.4 is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 90% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The PowerShot SX520 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot SX520 HS has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The PowerShot SX520 HS's weight of 441g is in the heaviest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the PowerShot SX520 HS of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 74% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 12% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot SX520 HS's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 33% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Only 210 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the PowerShot SX520 HS which takes 210 battery life.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Carrying Case

The PowerShot SX520 HS has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX520 HS's maximum aperture number of only 6 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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

The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon canonsx520black, canon sx520kb

Barcodes:

00013803244281, 00138032442816, 00614042875061, 00616348036184, 00616348036191, 00616348036214, 00616348036221, 00616348036238, 00628804147907, 00700686603679, 00788679080003, 04549292016512, 08714574623368, 08714574625577

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