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Canon SX610 HS Digital Camera

$149.98
Compact Camera 20.2MP 18x Mar 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Good quality
18x zoom lens
965 Reviews + 2 Awards
gadgetspeak.com Highly Recommended dkamera.de Recommended
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both endorsed this camera. This digital camera received a Dkamera.de "Recommended" award and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from review website Gadgetspeak.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, fotomaniak.pl, dkamera.de and gadgetspeak.com this high megapixel digital camera has an overall expert rating of 74%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 90 out of 100. Over 93% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Excellent Brand

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

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Other Features

Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon SX610 HS has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Lens System

Very Small Digital Zoom

Across all the high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera the digital zooms range from 2x to 130x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Canon SX610 HS has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of similar spec cameras that came out more than a year ago is 3.6, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 16. The Canon SX610 HS has a quite large minimum aperture number (3.8) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

The SX610 HS has a relatively standard optical zoom (18 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Canon SX540 HS ($410) (50x).

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Body Shape

Twenty-three owners wrote that this digital camera was compact. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned in their Canon SX610 HS review “The Canon PowerShot SX610 HS is an attractive compact camera with an 18x zoom lens.”. Mickpress wrote two years ago “Nice compact size, good zoom” and rated this digital camera 7 stars. In the same month Me2015 gave it a rating of 8 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Great camera, good quality pictures and very convenient compact size and ability to upload pictures to computer”.

Thirteen people considered that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. Pie70 rated it 7 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com “It's a little heavier than the earlier Power shots”. Prush88 wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “Purchased this for convenient carry when my DSLR is too bulky”. Two years ago Ryag wrote on Bestbuy.com “This camera is rather heavy compared to the Cannon Powershot”.

Seven owners considered that it was a good size. Patti wrote in her review of the Canon SX610 HS “Nice size for travel”. Two years ago Smartshopper wrote “Good size for small room” in their review of the Canon SX610 HS. Traveler wrote on Bestbuy.com “Nice size with great zoom” in their Canon SX610 HS review.

Six people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was lightweight. Paulie mentioned “This Vizio model is surprisingly lightweight and provides an excellent picture” in their review of this digital camera. Nursypip wrote “I love the speed & lightweight design of my computer” in their review of this digital camera. Dave he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “There are some very good advantages to this camera, such as lightweight”.

Six people said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to carry around. Regster scored this digital camera 8 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “Takes great photos and is very easy to carry everywhere on vacation” in their review of the Canon SX610 HS. None said “It is light so its easy to carry”. Susan from Upstate wrote “However, this is a terrific camera for the price and easy to carry and use” in her review of this digital camera and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Minutemanmike said on Bestbuy.com last year “Love the wi-fi connectivity that comes along with the camera” in their review of the Canon SX610 HS. Skj77 wrote “I love the connectivity and the features” and gave this digital camera a score of 7 stars.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to sync.

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Light Exposure

Supports One ISO Sensitivity

The Canon SX610 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 100,200,400,800,1600,3200,Auto,80 are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon SX610 HS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Three people thought this digital camera was noisy. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Low noise until ISO 200” but they scored it 14 out of 100. Two years ago Mccw wrote in their review of the Canon SX610 HS “My only negative point is that the screen is really noisy (as in pixels) prior to taking a photo” and gave this digital camera a score of 6 stars. Mommy said on Bestbuy.com in April last year “Inside photo with flash was very bad- too much noise and blurry If you want to take pictures of birds”.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was quiet. Breeze said on Bestbuy.com “I take it everywhere and the images are practically noiseless”. Two years ago Letsgolf said “The zoom lens is quieter in the SX610 than the other cameras” in their Canon SX610 HS review.

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Low Noise Until ISO 200

Three people thought this digital camera was noisy. Imaging Resource.com wrote “Low noise until ISO 200” but they scored it 14 out of 100.

Two years ago Mccw wrote in their review of the Canon SX610 HS “My only negative point is that the screen is really noisy (as in pixels) prior to taking a photo” and gave this digital camera a score of 6 stars. Mommy said on Bestbuy.com in April last year “Inside photo with flash was very bad- too much noise and blurry If you want to take pictures of birds”.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The SX610 HS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Has an HDMI

The Canon SX610 HS has an HDMI. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than a year ago also have an HDMI.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The SX610 HS features histogram, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Carrying Case

The Canon SX610 HS has a carrying case, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon SX610 HS has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Good in Low Light

Four hundred and eighty-six owners considered that the product was able to produce good images. Purpleavenger wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “This thing focuses fast, gets excellent photos and I have not even bothered to read much about how to use it yet”. Pkbsqrd mentioned “Simple to transfer pics from the camera to iPhone, iPad or computer” in their Canon SX610 HS review. Pie70 wrote “It takes awesome pics and has so many options on it” in their review of the Canon SX610 HS.

Seventeen customers who bought it mentioned that it was good in low light. Bestbuy.com wrote two years ago “Good in Low Light” in their review of this digital camera although they only scored it 20 out of 100. Scott gave it a rating of 7 stars and he mentioned “Low light pictures are good” in his Canon SX610 HS review. Reset mentioned on Bestbuy.com “This is good quality camera and it takes great pictures in low light conditions”.

Thirteen people who bought this digital camera agreed that it had a good picture resolution. Two years ago Photomaniac wrote “I love the high resolution because I blow up my pictures” and rated the product 8 stars. Alex wrote also two years ago “I just starred doing video's and the resolution is great”. In the same month Blondie said on Bhphotovideo.com “20 mega pixels and a great macro lense”.

Two people thought it had a good ISO range. Two years ago Imaging Resource.com said “ISO 3200 Max” in their Canon SX610 HS review nonetheless they rated the product 1 stars. One customer who bought the product reckoned that it had a good image sensor.

One owner considered that the product was able to produce clear pictures. Jm09 said on Bestbuy.com “Vizio has better clarity and faster data processing speed” and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

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18x Zoom Lens

One hundred and seven people mentioned that the Canon SX610 HS had a good zoom. Imaging Resource.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera two years ago “Canon Powershot S 40 HS 35X Optical Zoom” . Imaging Resource.com also said “Ultracompact 18X optical zoom” in their review. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com said “Zoom While Record Video” in their Canon SX610 HS review.

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Bestbuy.com said in their review of this digital camera “Fastaccurate auto-focus” however they only scored the product 1 stars. Badpicker said in their review of the Canon SX610 HS “I had to get right up to the window for it to focus correctly” . Kevin mentioned “Overall the camera works well -- turns on/off quickly, focus is sharp”.

Four owners agreed that it had a good image stabiliser. Gnj said on Walmart.com “Image stabilization is capable” in their review of this digital camera. Stevef gave it a rating of 6 stars and said last year “The image quality and stabilizer is great” in their review of this digital camera. Jason wrote in his review of this digital camera “In sunlight the camera is great and has a great image stabilizer”.

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Two years ago Carolineb wrote “Good lens quality for making prints”.

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Good Video Capture

Fourty-four people said in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. Last year Pamthekayaker mentioned “Quick video recording is a snap now when that ever elusive manatee decides to surface! I went from SLR to digital point” in their Canon SX610 HS review. Photomaniac mentioned “This camera has the option of taking continuous shots (without a video recording” and gave this digital camera a score of 6 stars. In April last year Photoguy said “It's very easy to take videos”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Fifteen customers who purchased it concluded that it had a good screen. Pcmedic said “Acceptable for a flat screen” in their review of this digital camera. In April last year Papii mentioned “It's a great vivid color picture and keeps ups without jitteriness on the screen with Xbox One fast motions” in their review of this digital camera. Also in April last year Robbestel mentioned “3.0-inch high-resolution LCD screen makes it easy to both frame” in their review of the Canon SX610 HS and scored it 7 stars.


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon SX610 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

Other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX3000 ($425).

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Canon SX540 HS ($410), or the Sony DSC-WX350 ($250.58) is also worth considering.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The SX610 HS has a higher image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of this age and type have a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera the best image resolution is 6000 x 4000 pixels and the worst is 5184 x 3456 pixels.

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Only 640 X 360 Still Image Resolution

The SX610 HS has a 640 x 360 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 2560 x 1920 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this age and spec. Across all cameras of a similar age and type to this camera the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon SX610 HS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

Alternative digital cameras which also support Wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the Nikon 1 J4 ($199), the Canon SX540 HS ($410), or the Sony DSC-WX350 ($250.58).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The SX610 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Fifteen people who purchased the Canon SX610 HS said that it had a good battery life. Michelle19 wrote two years ago “Good battery life too! It lasted throughout most of the concert since i practically recorded the whole event” . Minutemanmike scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com in April last year “Speaking of the battery again, pretty generous life span it has before needing another charge _______ Bad Stuff”. Workhard said on Bestbuy.com “Great battery life” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 7 stars.


Support

Good Support

Sixteen owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned two years ago “The left side has a manual flash deployment button” and scored it 5 stars. Ryag said also two years ago “The learning curve is easy and instructions good” and gave this digital camera a score of 8 stars. Rick1278 wrote on Bestbuy.com “The best feature is manual control as well as aperture” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 5 stars.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon SX610 HS supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also support video recording.

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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 cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Seventy-five owners reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com wrote “The SX610 maintains the same 1080p Full HD video recording features as its predecessors”. Prush88 said in their review of this digital camera “The wireless features are a plus, I love syncing to my PC over wifi”. Pebbles scored it 7 stars and said on Bestbuy.com last year “This was a great addition to our basement workout exercise area! We love the smart features of the TV”.


Other

Popular Choice

The SX610 HS is one the most popular camera currently available.

Released Over a Year Ago

This high megapixel digital camera was released in April 2017.


Design

Easy to Use

One hundred and sixty-two people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Purpleavenger mentioned on Bestbuy.com “I wonder how much better it will be if I learn to use it properly, I got it to take pictures of birds, mostly” in their review of this digital camera. Randtret wrote “Controls and functions are easy to reach and easy to use” and rated the product 8 stars. Paul gave it a rating of 7 stars and he said “Other menu functions are intuitive and work well”.

Fourty-eight customers who bought the Canon SX610 HS thought it was easy to setup. Peter said “The TV was easy to set up and Vizio was not a disappointment” in his review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 8 stars. Two years ago Sam1 said “The television was very easy to set up and it looks great” and scored it 8 stars. Ronj gave it a rating of 8 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “This tv was easy to set up”.

Thirteen customers who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Mimi11 mentioned on Bestbuy.com last year “I was able to go through the basic settings quickly and am looking forward to using some of the more advanced settings in the near future”. Marlymar mentioned on Bestbuy.com two years ago “The reason why is that, yes the tv looks fine and all and has a great menu system”. Monkey wrote on Bestbuy.com last year “Easy to read menu for navigating a variety of different features”.

Eight people who bought the product concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Two years ago Rakurz mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “I had a previous Powershot point and shoot and I loved it, so I was comfortable with the product line”. John Skeenr wrote in his review of this digital camera “The only problem I encountered was that you had to hold the camera steady for a extra second to prevent blurry shots” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Nyneve922 scored the product 8 stars and said on Walmart.com “The camera would be easier to hold if it were a little bigger”.

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had a good interface. Gnj said in their review of the Canon SX610 HS on Walmart.com “Zoom, operation are straightforward - Windows 10 PC and Android phone interface are easy The Android (marshmallow) app was a breeze to download” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Turbeau said in their review of the Canon SX610 HS on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Ok, for the money it can't be beat! Netflix looks amazing in 4k and HD, very fast interface with the built in Apps”. Butterbean wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bestbuy.com “The interface is easy to learn and use”.

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Nice Design

Thirty-one owners who reviewed this digital camera said that it was good looking. Minutemanmike said on Bestbuy.com “Because this is my first camera, I had nothing in my expectations of this camera except for pretty good quality pictures” in their review of this digital camera. Minutemanmike also said “Takes pretty impressive video and works beautifully in the day time for both photos” in their review. Two years ago Mc0322 wrote “The picture is beautiful”.

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well designed. Rvelik said on Bestbuy.com “This is a great television with good color and nice design” in their review of the Canon SX610 HS and gave this digital camera a rating of 6 stars. Newman wrote in their Canon SX610 HS review on Bestbuy.com “The TV is well designed and looks good”. Mryoung mentioned on Bestbuy.com “I love the design and picture quality of this tv plus it's user friendly!” in their review of the Canon SX610 HS.

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was smooth. Meemoo mentioned “It has nice picture and smooth sound” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Monkey mentioned in their Canon SX610 HS review on Bestbuy.com “The zoom lens is very smooth”.

One owner who purchased this digital camera thought it was ergonomic. Monkey mentioned in their Canon SX610 HS review “Nice ergonomically designed handle, feels well balanced while using”.

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Good Quality

One hundred and thirty-four customers considered that the Canon SX610 HS was good quality. Bestbuy.com wrote “Good Image Quality” in their review of this digital camera. Prush88 said on Bestbuy.com “This provides good quality pictures, nice zoom ability” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 8 stars. Ray1488 gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “I wasn't entirely thrilled with the picture quality.” in their review of this digital camera.

Light Yet Feels Solid

Twenty-one people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was well made. Imaging Resource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Light yet feels solid” but despite that they scored the product 14 out of 100. Two years ago expert review site Gadgetspeak.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The base has the solid battery bay which is where you insert any SD card you u”. Papii wrote on Bestbuy.com “Solid choice” in their review of this digital camera.

Five people who reviewed it concluded that it was reliable. Bridgepro said in their review of the Canon SX610 HS in April last year “Great value, easy to use, reliable and excellent pictures even for beginning photographer!” . Also in April last year Boseaholic wrote “I have purchased Vizio products in the past, they have always performed well and were reliable”. Lennyk said in their review of the Canon SX610 HS on Bestbuy.com “This is the second Vizio flat screen I've purchased and they are dependable, have an incredible color contrast”.

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Pvpam said in their review of this digital camera “Easy to operate.I'm pretty hard on a camera and this one's very sturdy”. Hank mentioned “It's certainly more sturdy and utilitarian”. Tc15 mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Great camera, light weight durable, takes wonderful pictures”.

One owner considered that this digital camera was easy to damage or scratch. Rachel said on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “I just purchased this camera after my 7 year old canon ELPH finally broke beyond repair”.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the SX610 HS has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung NX3000 ($425).

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00009608235271, 04549292030631, 08714574627175, 08714574627182, 08714574627199, 08714574634135

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