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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Digital Camera

$397.00
$307.00 $90.00 cheaper than 61 days ago
Compact Camera 20.3MP 50x Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Canon cameras have excellent reviews
Supports video recording
Has a GPS (satellite)
9 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

Other cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to consider include the Alpha A7[pl_3191663_price], or the Alpha A7 II[pl_2584731_price] both from Sony which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). In addition, this camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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 comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera which do not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other cameras with a GPS (satellite) currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Ixus 180[pl_3191140_price], the SX540 HS[pl_4057993_price], or the PowerShot SX420 IS[pl_3191138_price] all from Canon.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has an orientation sensor. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera also have an orientation sensor.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The PowerShot SX540 HS features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this camera also support direct printing.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The PowerShot SX540 HS features contrast adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mountable, 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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Features Histogram

The PowerShot SX540 HS features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of cameras that have been available for more than a year is 3x, the biggest is 63x, and the average optical zoom is 18x. With an optical zoom of 50 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX540 HS has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 50x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-HX400[plb_2173117_price], or the Canon SX540 HS[plb_4057993_price].

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 1,200 millimeter, the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a very long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that were released one year ago is 6.2mm and the longest is 1,200mm.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot SX540 HS has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera. Across all the cameras of this spec and age the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 3.1mm to 42mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A7[plb_3191663_price].

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Praktica Luxmedia Z250[plb_3496599_price] (8x), or the Canon IXUS 177[plb_3423699_price] (16x).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out more than a year ago.

Alternative digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Sony RX10 II[plb_3714299_price].

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX540 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Sony RX10 II[plb_3714299_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a 5184 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 2560 x 1920 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this spec and age. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 2592 x 1944, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480, 16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360, 3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424, 1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736 and (M2) 1536 x 1536 and (S). Across all digital cameras of this type and age the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than a year ago. Most cameras that were released one year ago have a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera ranges from 5184 x 3456 pixels (worst) to 6000 x 4000 pixels (best).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Headphone Outputs

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Has an HDMI

The PowerShot SX540 HS has an HDMI, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The PowerShot SX540 HS features voice recording, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in microphone.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the PowerShot SX540 HS is more than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "80", "200", "400", "800", "1600" and "3200" are also supported by this camera.

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Battery

Only 205 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of this age and type take between 150 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the PowerShot SX540 HS which takes 205 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Released Over a Year Ago

Canon released the PowerShot SX540 HS in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the PowerShot SX540 HS has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D3200[plb_1947140_price], the Samsung NX1[plb_2538558_price], or the Canon EOS M10[plb_3064949_price].

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the D5[pl_3191227_price] (3.2"), or the D610[pl_3323626_price] (3.2") both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon sx540hs
Barcodes 04549292056426

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