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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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A fully featured 20.3 megapixel 50 times zoom factor camera
Compact 20.3MP 50x Yes Jan 2016
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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS number 402 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
31
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 32?

At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel
Only 205 battery life (CIPA standard)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras, but average for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS?

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 120mm wide and 91.9mm tall. It is 81.7mm deep and weighs g.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS front dimensions

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS size in context

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Canon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from website Dkamera.de who decided that this camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including fotomaniak.pl and dkamera.de the average expert rating of this Canon digital camera is 75%.

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Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

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


Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite High Megapixel

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a fairly high megapixel (20.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The average megapixel of digital cameras is 16MP.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Very Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x, and the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x. With an optical zoom of 50 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX540 HS has one of the biggest optical zooms amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the PowerShot SX540 HS has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 300mm. When compared to other cameras, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of 1,200 millimeter is one of the longest.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot SX540 HS has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX540 HS has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX540 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels 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 cameras the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 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 the most commonly found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot SX540 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Only 205 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the PowerShot SX540 HS which takes 205 battery life (CIPA standard).

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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 most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5184 x 2912, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 2736 x 2736, 3648 x 2048, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080 and 640 x 424 and 640 x 360. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The PowerShot SX540 HS has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The PowerShot SX540 HS features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon PowerShot SX540 HS features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This camera was released in January 2016.


Value for Money

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We found a cheaper price for the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS of £259.99 ($259.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $19.01.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1067c011aa, canon 1067c001, canon sx540hs, canon 167603, canon canon

Barcodes:

00009608235591, 00013803269338, 04549292056426, 08714574634210

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