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Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Digital Camera

Compact Camera 21.1MP 30x Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Canon has excellent digital camera reviews
Supports video recording
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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Canon Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

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


Video

Supports Video Recording

The PowerShot SX710 HS supports video recording. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Canon digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support Wi-Fi and we think the P520, and the D5300 ($258.46) both from Nikon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The PowerShot SX710 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX710 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 6D EF, and the Sony DSC-QX10 is also worth considering.

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5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a 5184 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 5184 x 2912, 5184 x 3888, 3888 x 3888, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2048, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2736, 2736 x 2736, 2048 x 1368, 2048 x 1536, 1536 x 1536, 640 x 360, 640 x 424 and 640 x 480 and 480 x 480. The still image resolution of all cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera ranges from 640 x 360 to 6000 x 4000.

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Only 5184 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a higher image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has a 5184 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera the best image resolution is 7360 x 4912 pixels and the worst is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of digital cameras of this spec and age is 0.34x, the biggest is 65x, and the average optical zoom is 16x. At 30 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

There are a number of other 30x optical zoom cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DSC-QX30, or the DSC-HX60V ($375.65) both from Sony or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ61.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX410 IS (40x).

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 750 millimeters, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera. Across all the high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 18mm to 1,600mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II ($1,475.00), and the Sony ILCE-5000 + E PZ 16-50mm + E 55-210mm is also worth considering.

If this Canon camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DSC-HX90 (120x), or the DSC-WX500 ($343.51) (120x) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider include the D5300 ($258.46), or the Coolpix S3400 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 275 HS which has better reviews.

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Camera

Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot SX710 HS has an orientation sensor. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have an orientation sensor.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The PowerShot SX710 HS features multi burst mode. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years also feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Live View

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS supports live view. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also support live view.

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Features Histogram

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS features histogram, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX710 HS does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might also want to look at include the Sony DSC-HX200, the Nikon P520, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 which is also higher rated.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The PowerShot SX710 HS supports PictBridge. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Has an HDMI

The PowerShot SX710 HS has an HDMI, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many high megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Flash

Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time

At 10 seconds, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera. The flash recharging times of cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera range from 3s to 10s.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camera was released.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 7D ($420.00), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the D5500 ($466.89) (3.2"), or the D810A ($3,054.99) (3.2") both from Nikon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 (4.7") which is also higher rated.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly typical weight (245 grams) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon powershotsx710hs, canon pssx710hsbk, canon ragep899mpn, canon 0109c001cs, canon sx710hs
Barcodes 00013803252552, 00013803252835, 00840014165605, 04053162687776, 04053162687783, 04549292028980, 04549292029000, 04549292029741

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