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Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
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Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Digital Camera

21.1MP 30x CMOS Jan 2015
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Compact cameras built by Canon have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Canon also has good reviews across its entire range.

Supports Wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot SX710 HS which do not support wi-Fi, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS supports wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support wi-Fi to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the SX710 HS ($255.99), and the IXUS 275 HS both from Canon or the Sony DSC-HX90 is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX710 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the SX710 HS ($255.99), or the IXUS 275 HS both from Canon or the Sony DSC-HX90.

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Very High Megapixel

Comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago have megapixels of between 1.3MP and 22MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. When compared to other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX710 HS that we have assessed, the megapixel of the PowerShot SX710 HS of 21.1 megapixels is one of the highest.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 30 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX710 HS. The smallest optical zoom of compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX710 HS is 3x and the biggest is 40x.

There are a number of other 30x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DSC-HX90, or the DSC-WX500 ($348.00) both from Sony.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory to this camera and we think the IXUS 275 HS, and the IXUS 275 HS both from Canon which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth looking at include the DSC-HX90 (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the DSC-WX500 ($348.00) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX710 HS. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 6.2mm to 960mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 360mm. At 750 millimeters, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

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Has Seven White Balances

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Fairly Many Total Megapixels

Digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX710 HS have total megapixelss of between 12MP and 22MP, and the average total megapixels is 18MP. The PowerShot SX710 HS has a quite many total megapixels (21.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS.

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Has Four Photo Effectss

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS. The photo effectss "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

At 120 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a quite big combined zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than a year. Across all the cameras that were released one year ago the combined zooms range from 12x to 120x, and the average combined zoom is 59x.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Compact cameras that came out more than a year ago have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 1,100,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 540,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 922,000 pixels, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX710 HS the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.7 to 20, and the average maximum aperture number is 7. At 6.9, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot SX710 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon camera). This 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX710 HS.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many compact cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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TFT Display

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a better display than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

This camera's display (TFT) is actually the best display amongst all digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst comparable types of camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of a comparable age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX710 HS, the PowerShot SX710 HS does not have a built-in flash.

Alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash that you might also want to consider include the Canon IXUS 275 HS, the Sony DSC-WX500 ($348.00), or the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98).

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX710 HS, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video which you might also want to consider including the Sony DSC-WX500 ($348.00), or the Olympus Stylus SH-2 ($341.98).

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Not 3D

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is not 3D. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX710 HS are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX710 HS do not have a GPS (satellite). The PowerShot SX710 HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than a year ago, the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS does not support video capability.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support video capability including the Sony DSC-WX500 ($348.00) which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX710 HS, the PowerShot SX710 HS is not waterproof.

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Heavy

The average weight of digital cameras of this type and age is 180g. With a weight of 245 grams, the PowerShot SX710 HS is fairly heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Canon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this age and spec. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds LC-AAC are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps|1920x1080@60fps, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the PowerShot SX710 HS has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DSC-HX90, or the DSC-WX500 ($348.00) both from Sony or the Canon IXUS 275 HS.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a fairly typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX710 HS.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the DSC-HX90 (120x), or the DSC-WX500 ($348.00) (120x) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot SX710 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the DSC-HX90, or the DSC-WX500 ($348.00) both from Sony or the Canon IXUS 275 HS.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon sx710, canon sx710h, info 0109c011, canon p218481, canon p219254, canon co62653, canon sx710hs, info 0110c011, canon n128979, info 0110c011a, canon 0110c002, canon 0109c002, canon n128979w, info 0109c011a, canon 0109c001, canon p218481p, canon 0109c011, canon 0110c011, canon p219254p, canon co62653e, canon 0110c002a, info 0109c011aa, canon 0110c011a, canon co62653ea, info 0110c011aa, canon 0109c002a, canon 0110c011aa, canon co62653ean, listing 0109c011, canon 0109c002aa
Barcodes 00013803252552, 00013803252835, 04549292028980, 04549292029741, 08714574626536

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