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Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
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Reviews
188 Reviews + 4 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
67
Age
5 Years Old
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
Our review analysis indicates that this camera has an outstanding zoom and it's really able to produce good images, and easy to use. It's a fully featured and multi award winning 18x optical zoom camera, with a Gold award from What Digital Camera and 3 further awards from other expert sites. It has an image stabiliser, a GPS and a built-in flash and supports Wi-Fi.
Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
16MP
4608 X 3072
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
18x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
3.8
MINIMUM
188g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS number 218 in best selling cameras and number 289 across all digital cameras.

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Reviews
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Features
74
Popularity
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Value for Money
68
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

our review analysis indicates that it has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 81%, based on 188 reviews. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus two other sites and a "Gold" award from What Digital Camera. Looking across the entire Nikon camera range, the average reviews for all Nikon digital cameras are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The PowerShot SX600 HS has some great features:
Big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Has an image stabiliser
Large minimum aperture number
Canon powershot sx600 HS capture every detail of the moments that matter
Compact, slim and portable so you never miss a photo opportunity
Get the quality your memories deserve with 16 MP HS system
No more blurred photos and movies thanks to image stabilizer and intelligent IS

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.1 stars (190 reviews)

51%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
96 Reviews
4 Stars
58 Reviews
3 Stars
15 Reviews
2 Stars
6 Reviews
1 Star
7 Reviews
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3 Recommended Awards

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Camera Labs.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from Camera Labs

Gold Award

The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has received a Gold Award from What Digital Camera.
Gold from What Digital Camera

What Are People Saying About the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS?

Picture Quality
68
6
Lens System
32
4
Video Capability
17
1
Ease of Use
52
5
Price
27
17
Size and Weight
29
8
Robustness
17
2
Design
16
5
Viewfinder / Screen
8
0
Features
14
1
Landscape Photography
7
0
Flash
4
2
Connectivity
9
2
Battery
7
0
Noise Level
2
1
Support
2
1
Sports Photography
1
0
Capacity
2
0
7 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • ... pocket, yet packs an 18x optical zoom lens. It's a lower, more affordable model to the SX700 HS , a larger, bulkier camera but has a 30x lens. Despite ...
    Digitaltrends.com 8 May 2014
  • ... like having a rechargeable battery. Certainly to be recommended. Good value for money.
    Happy Punter - Amazon 14 Mar 2015
  • Five Stars. Good price and service.
    Streetka04 - Amazon 8 Feb 2015
  • Great value for money. Great camera, arrived quickly and great quality.
    T M. - Amazon 11 Apr 2015
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Reliable

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was very well made, was reliable and strong and durable.

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    Very Well Made
    5 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... rare creatures; a camera with no downside. It is light, compact, exceptionally well made, easy and fun to use, produces reliably excellent still image ...
    What Digital Camera 15 Apr 2014
  • ... point. If this beast is as strong and long-lived I shall be happy. This SX600 feels well made, fits nicely in the hand and genuinely is compact. The creative ...
    S. - Amazon.co.uk 29 Sep 2014
  • ... beast is as strong and long-lived I shall be happy.

    This SX600 feels well made, fits nicely in the hand and genuinely is compact. The creative ...
    S. Riches - Amazon 30 Sep 2014
  • ... quality quite reasonable at this price point (for normal print sizes) + Built in NFC and wifi + Has a real battery and charger so you are not stuck with ...
    Mr - Amazon.co.uk 19 May 2014
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    Reliable
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Strong and Durable
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Well-Built
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time

    Six people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had an outstanding battery life.

  • ... menus and features. Although small it feels very solid the hand and battery life is excellent. Overall a very nice camera...
    CountryGirl - Amazon.co.uk 10 Nov 2015
  • ... great pics and can highly recommend. ps Battery life is superb too - will take up to 500 shots on a single charge, so you don't always need to pack the ...
    Mrs - Amazon.co.uk 16 Jan 2015
  • ... great pics and can highly recommend. ps Battery life is superb too - will take up to 500 shots on a single charge, so you don't always need to pack the ...
    Mrs SC - Amazon 16 Jan 2015
  • Lovely lightweight camera, excellent in low light. Good battery life. Compact and simple...
    V. - Amazon.co.uk 22 Jul 2016
  • Over 30 People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Was a Good Size

    More than 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was compact and several people thought that it was also thin, was very lightweight and wasn't heavy and bulky.

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    Compact
    18 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Canon SX600 HS review The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is a compact super-zoom with an 18x stabilised optical zoom and a 16 Megapixel sensor paired with Canon's ...
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2014
  • The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is a 16-megapixel compact camera that's easy to pocket, yet packs an 18x optical zoom lens. It's a lower, more affordable ...
    Digitaltrends.com 8 May 2014
  • The Canon Powershot SX600 HS was announced in January 2014 - it is a compact camera with 18x optical zoom and Wi-Fi, which lets you shoot remotely on a ...
    Ephotozine 30 Mar 2014
  • The Canon PowerShot SX600 ($249.99) is a slim camera that somehow manages to squeeze an 18x zoom lens into its svelte body. The 16-megapixel camera features ...
    PC Mag 28 Apr 2014
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    Thin
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Lightweight
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Not {More} Heavy and Bulky
    3 people agree
    7 people disagree
    Most People Thought it Was Nicely Designed

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was good-looking, neat and had a good case.

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    Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... don't have a case or gorillapod. Arrived on time, well packaged. The case is pretty robust and better than expected and the camera performs well. I quite ...
    PhotoAB - Amazon 26 Jun 2014
  • ... fine for a 10 x 8" print or slightly bigger. The Canon is a pretty good camera in most respects it's well priced, mostly good performance and a easy to ...
    Mr - Amazon.co.uk 19 May 2014
  • Good straightforward camera easy to use with pretty good results for the price...
    Mrs - Amazon.co.uk 29 Sep 2015
  • ... 8" print or slightly bigger.

    The Canon is a pretty good camera in most respects it's well priced, mostly good performance and a easy to ...
    Mr Baz - Amazon 20 May 2014
  • View All Reviews About Pretty
    Neat
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Was Easy to Use

    Over 30 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was very easy to use and seven people thought that it also had good controls.

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    Very Easy to Use
    36 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... for anyone looking for a compact camera with a versatile zoom lens. It's easy to use and almost anyone will be able to find their way around its controls ...
    Digital Versus 4 Mar 2014
  • Five Stars. Easy to use. Good quality pictures.
    Craig Byrom - Amazon 1 Sep 2014
  • ... Camera but this is the best by far. I'm by no means a professional but this is easy to use and great pictures.
    Stafford - Amazon 18 Oct 2014
  • ... Just what I wanted. Love the camera Just what I wanted. Good pictures, easy to use, noticable quality.
    S. K. Baxter - Amazon 25 Feb 2015
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    Has Good Controls
    7 people agree
    6 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had Good Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had good features.

  • ... NFC and ca... The Canon PowerShot SX600HS is a capable compact super-zoom with an excellent range of features packed into a very compact and portable package. ...
    Camera Labs 31 Mar 2014
  • ... camera, having scored four stars in all our categories. Its features include a good zoom range and built-in Wi-fi, so an ideal camera for travelling and ...
    Ephotozine 30 Mar 2014
  • The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is not only compact in size also packs loads of features. With 16 MP sensor and 18X zoom lens, it is one of the perfect choices ...
    pcquest.com 14 Jun 2015
  • Easy to use and lots of good features...
    J - Amazon.co.uk 2 Apr 2016
  • Seven People Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices

    Seven people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had wifi capacity.

  • ... lens, it is one of the perfect choices for the beginners. The camera sports built-in Wi-Fi with NFC and can tag images with GPS data from...
    pcquest.com 14 Jun 2015
  • ... quite like the auto mode as you can see as it moves between settings. The wifi link is good and the canon ipad app seemed to work well especially for ...
    PhotoAB - Amazon 26 Jun 2014
  • ... mixes later on laptop. Glad this camera has wi-fi although I take note of other reviews saying that setting up the wi-fi can be a pain, however I just ...
    S. - Amazon.co.uk 29 Sep 2014
  • ... mixes later on laptop. Glad this camera has wi-fi although I take note of other reviews saying that setting up the wi-fi can be a pain, however I just ...
    S. Riches - Amazon 30 Sep 2014
  • One Person Thought This Digital Camera Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought This Digital Camera Had an Environmentally Responsible Design
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    Some People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Had an Acceptable Noise Level

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS wasn't noisy.

  • ... is OK but if you use the zoom during filming the camera will capture the noise made by the moving lenses VERY LOUDLY - how ridiculous is that?! - Very ...
    Mr. - Amazon.co.uk 7 Jan 2015
  • ... is OK but if you use the zoom during filming the camera will capture the noise made by the moving lenses VERY LOUDLY - how ridiculous is that?!
    - ...
    Mr. E. Cesar - Amazon 7 Jan 2015
  • Two People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Capacity

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had a big capacity.

  • ... there with my wife. I am going to add some pictures as well. Its zooming capacity is fascinating. The pre programmed modes are also very useful. The least ...
    Mr. - Amazon.co.uk 10 Mar 2015
  • ... there with my wife. I am going to add some pictures as well. Its zooming capacity is fascinating. The pre programmed modes are also very useful. The least ...
    Mr. Daniel Simon - Amazon 10 Mar 2015
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Lens That Was Good

    Over 30 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had a brilliant zoom and several people thought that it also had an outstanding autofocus and had a good lens.

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    Has an Excellent Zoom
    35 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a compact camera with a versatile zoom lens. It's easy to use and almost anyone ...
    Digital Versus 4 Mar 2014
  • ... camera, having scored four stars in all our categories. Its features include a good zoom range and built-in Wi-fi, so an ideal camera for travelling and ...
    Ephotozine 30 Mar 2014
  • ... If you're looking for a reliable camera with a decent zoom range that's capable of producing good quality images – without too much input from you – this is a good option. ...
    techradar.com/au/ 3 Apr 2014
  • ... If you're looking for a reliable camera with a decent zoom range that's capable of producing good quality images – without too much input from you – this is a good option. ...
    Techradar 3 Apr 2014
  • View All Reviews About Zoom
    Has a Superb Autofocus
    4 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Has a Good Lens
    4 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Most People Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had a good screen.

  • ... recordIntelligent I.S. helps steady the camera while shooting on the go or in low-lightGood overall image quality460k dot LCD is great fo...
    Steve's Digicams 3 Aug 2014
  • ... decent tele end + Well priced in the superzoom compact sector + 3" LCD is 460k quite sharp and good enough to use in most lighting conditions + Good consistent ...
    Mr - Amazon.co.uk 19 May 2014
  • A good well priced super zoom compact. This is the lower priced superzoom model Canon are offering (SX700 HS being the model above it)
    I took one ...
    Mr Baz - Amazon 20 May 2014
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Took Good Pictures

    More than 70 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was very able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a brilliant picture quality, had a good picture resolution and ISO range.

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    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    71 people agree
    11 people disagree
  • ... and built-in Wi-fi, so an ideal camera for travelling and sharing pictures quickly on the web. It's also a well...Lots of zoom in a pocketable body. Has ...
    Ephotozine 30 Mar 2014
  • ... camera with 18x optical zoom and Wi-Fi, which lets you shoot remotely on a smartphone as well as share images quickly and easily. The SX600 HS is available ...
    Ephotozine 30 Mar 2014
  • ... If you're looking for a reliable camera with a decent zoom range that's capable of producing good quality images – without too much input from you – this is a good option. ...
    techradar.com/au/ 3 Apr 2014
  • ... If you're looking for a reliable camera with a decent zoom range that's capable of producing good quality images – without too much input from you – this is a good option. ...
    Techradar 3 Apr 2014
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has an Outstanding Picture Quality
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    4 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Good in Low Light
    3 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Took Good Videos

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was good for video recording.

  • Ideal camera to have when travelling light. Excellent image quality and video good and easy to use.
    C Batt - Amazon 9 Nov 2014
  • ... 600 HS delivers easy automatic shooting options, very good photo and video quality, and a useful zoom range with optical image stabilization in a slim, ...
    CNET.com.au 24 Jun 2014
  • ... 600 HS delivers easy automatic shooting options, very good photo and video quality, and a useful zoom range with optical image stabilization in a slim, ...
    CNET.co.uk 23 Jun 2014
  • ... feels 'quality'. Takes good pictures in most lighting situations - and great HD movies. Recommended...
    John - Amazon.co.uk 28 Aug 2014
  • Some People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS had a good flash.

  • ... fairly quick (some cameras lag a lot on zoom), and I like the pop-up flash because it's a good physical reminder. My guess is that most of us will operate ...
    S. - Amazon.co.uk 29 Sep 2014
  • ... fairly quick (some cameras lag a lot on zoom), and I like the pop-up flash because it's a good physical reminder. My guess is that most of us will operate ...
    S. Riches - Amazon 30 Sep 2014
  • One Person Thought it Had Poor Exposure Controls
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    Some People Thought This Digital Camera Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS was good for macro photography.

  • ... filters to experiment with: Fisheye, Toy Camera, Sepia, Miniature + Fairly good macro performance: 5cm + Has a max of 15 seconds exposure (useful for night ...
    Mr - Amazon.co.uk 19 May 2014
  • ... experiment with: Fisheye, Toy Camera, Sepia, Miniature
    + Fairly good macro performance: 5cm
    + Has a max of 15 seconds exposure (useful for night ...
    Mr Baz - Amazon 20 May 2014
  • One Person Thought it is Good for Sports Photography
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    How Good Are Canon Digital Cameras?

    80
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big optical zoom
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Has an image stabiliser
    Large minimum aperture number
    Has a GPS
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a built-in flash
    Has an HDMI
    Large display diagonal
    Has an orientation sensor
    Features flash exposure compensation
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) lock
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Shorter than average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Two aspherical lenses
    Has a carrying case
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    Supports direct printing
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Has a flash exposure lock
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Features brightness adjustment
    Long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Has a microphone in
    Large maximum aperture number
    Has an external flash connector
    Has a self-timer
    ok megapixels
    ok weight
    Only 4608 x 3072 pixels image resolution
    Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
    Long camera shutter speed
    Tiny digital zoom
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    ok Megapixels

    The PowerShot SX600 HS's sensor megapixels of 16MP is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 47% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Only 4608 X 3072 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3072 pixels. That's 11% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 (VGA) pixels (worst) to 7952 x 5304 pixels (best). §.

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    Big Optical Zoom

    The PowerShot SX600 HS's optical zoom of 18x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 19% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The PowerShot SX600 HS has an image stabiliser. 70% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 26% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 15,000, with the lowest being 100 and the highest being 820,000.

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    Large Minimum Aperture Number

    The PowerShot SX600 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.8 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 11% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    The shortest camera shutter speed of digital cameras is 0.000016s, the longest is 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The PowerShot SX600 HS's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is longer than 78% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a GPS
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    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a GPS, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The PowerShot SX600 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a built-in flash. 75% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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    ok Weight
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    The PowerShot SX600 HS's weight of 188g is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Tiny Digital Zoom

    Across all the cameras the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the PowerShot SX600 HS of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 73% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an HDMI
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    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has an HDMI. 62% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 1", the largest is 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS of 3" is larger than 83% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an Orientation Sensor

    The PowerShot SX600 HS has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 94% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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    Features Flash Exposure Compensation

    The PowerShot SX600 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

    The PowerShot SX600 HS has an Auto Focus (AF) lock, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) lock.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The PowerShot SX600 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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

    The PowerShot SX600 HS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 25mm is in the shortest 33% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Two Aspherical Lenses

    Most of the other cameras only have one aspherical lens, however the PowerShot SX600 HS has two aspherical lenses.

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    Has a Carrying Case

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a carrying case, unlike 90% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Supports Direct Printing

    The PowerShot SX600 HS supports direct printing, unlike 85% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The PowerShot SX600 HS has an auto Exposure (AE) lock, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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    Has a Flash Exposure Lock

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a flash exposure lock, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a flash exposure lock.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera supports a video resolution of 640x480|1280x720|1920x1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. 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.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    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.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 81% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot SX600 HS of 450mm is in the longest 11% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Microphone in

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has a microphone in, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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    Large Maximum Aperture Number

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS's maximum aperture number of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has an External Flash Connector

    The PowerShot SX600 HS has an external flash connector. 88% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The PowerShot SX600 HS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 81% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Popularity

    The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 289 out of 387 digital cameras.
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    7 out of 10 people thought it had a good price
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    January 2014

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    Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Image Stabilizer Location
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Aspherical Lens
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Extra/Smart Zoom
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Combined Zoom
    Focusing
    Closest Focusing Distance
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Auto Focus (AF) Points
    Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
    Focus Adjustment
    Focus
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    External Flash Connector
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Flash Exposure Lock
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Field of View
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    HDMI
    Microphone in
    USB Version
    AV Output
    HDMI Connector Type
    USB Connector
    Camera
    Image Processor
    Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
    GPS
    White Balance
    Shooting Modes
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Histogram
    Maximum Playback Zoom
    Orientation Sensor
    Camera File System
    Direct Printing
    Brightness Adjustment
    Built-in Processor
    Scene Modes
    Languages Support
    On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Life
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Hand Strap
    Carrying Case
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Data Network
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    Technical Details
    Self-Timer

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    canon 8714574616032, canon 9340b012aa, canon 3456pixels, canon 9341b012aa, info 9342b012aa, canon sx600, canon 16mp, canon 36x, canon 18x

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