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Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 219 reviews of Canon PowerShot SX540 HS. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and performance. The portability and zoom are also mentioned favorably. There are mixed reviews on the flash and low light performance, and the color and screen get less positive views.

usability, zoom, portability, performance, image quality

durability, lens, viewfinder, screen, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SX540 HS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the screen and image quality. The zoom and performance also get good feedback. Reviews about the reliability and design are mixed, and there are some critical opinions about the durability and memory.

portability, performance, zoom, image quality, screen

viewfinder, battery, memory, durability

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

 

Lots of manual controls, a 50x zoom, speedy burst mode, accurate autofocus, and high overall image quality make the SX540 HS a great fit for intermediate shooters. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

Lots of manual controls ; Powerful zoom with wide angle (24-1200mm) ; Effective image stabilization ; Auto focus is usually quick ; Lens can focus at 0cm in macro ; High image quality ; Fast burst shooting ; Full HD video at 60fps ; Dial quickens...

No RAW mode ; Dial operation could be better ; Tracking AF had difficulty in shadows ; Low light shots can be a little noisy ; No bulb function for long shutter release ; No viewfinder ; LCD is fixed, does not hinge outward ; No external flash shoe

Lots of manual controls, a 50x zoom, speedy burst mode, accurate autofocus, and high overall image quality make the SX540 HS a great fit for intermediate shooters. Read more in our

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : William Brawley (imaging-resource.com)

Canon SX540 HS Review

 

Last year's PowerShot SX530 HS saw this affordable long-zoom model gains a sizable increase in zoom range from a 30x to a 50x optical zoom ratio. Now for its 2016 refresh, the Canon PowerShot SX540 HS maintains the versatile 24-1200mm-equivalent 50x...

The Canon SX540 HS digital camera comes only in black and is scheduled to be available from March 2016 for an estimated retail price of US$399.99.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com.au)

Canon defines 'incremental updates' with CES 2016 PowerShot announcements

 

Canon has been focused lately on improving its higher-end advanced compacts like the PowerShot G5 X, and you really can't blame it for that since smartphone cameras have put a hurt on its other compacts. And if its CES 2016 announcements are any...

Canon also tuned up three of its ultracompact Elph models, though the updates are so minor I'm not entirely sure why Canon touched them at all. The new models are the 12x 25-300mm zoom Elph 350 HS for $210, the $160 10x 24-240mm zoom Elph 190 IS and...

Jan, 2016

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS review

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Including a higher resolution sensor and faster processor than its predecessor, the Canon Powershot SX540 HS is a camera that tries to do it all, at an inexpensive price. It captures photos and videos in great detail, but how does the image...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Hands-On

 

We go Hands-On with the new Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

CANON PowerShot SX540 HS Bridge Camera - Black

 

Easy to use. Good zoom and pictures.

Hardly any features on it. Disappointed with product and purchase. Doesn't even have a panoramic photo option. Plus, no view finder on it.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

 

Easy to use. Good zoom and pictures.

Hardly any features on it. Disappointed with product and purchase. Doesn't even have a panoramic photo option. Plus, no view finder on it.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

 

Very easy to use at a simple everyday level.

Don't like having to look on-line to find the handbook. Then you find that there are so many features you'll never find them all, let alone try them out!

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

CANON PowerShot SX540 HS Bridge Camera - Black

 

Very easy to use at a simple everyday level.

Don't like having to look on-line to find the handbook. Then you find that there are so many features you'll never find them all, let alone try them out!

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

CANON PowerShot SX540 HS Bridge Camera - Black

 

Everything

Nothing, Ignore all the negative comments, this is a great camera.

Nov, 2017

Price comparison for Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

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Crutchfield Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Camera- Red 20MP, 25X, Wi...
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$249.00 TO SHOP
Crutchfield Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Camera- Silver 20MP, 25X...
"20MP, 25X, Wi-Fi, NFC, HD, 3"" 20.2-megapixel still photos and HD movie mode (up to 1080p resolution),25X...
$249.00 TO SHOP
Dell.com Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Digital camera - Silver
""""" Whether you're taking a vacation, celebrating a special family occasion or just having some everyday...
$249.00 TO SHOP
Crutchfield Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Mega-Zoom Camera 20MP, 50X...
20MP, 50X, 1080p DIGIC 6 image processor enhances image quality and processing speed,Intelligent IS...
$259.00 TO SHOP
Abe's Of Maine Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Digital Camera
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS Digital Camera Characterized by its long-reaching zoom, the Canon PowerShot SX540...
$296.00 TO SHOP
Crutchfield Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Mega-Zoom Camera 16MP, 50X...
16MP, 50X, 1080P, 24mm wide built in Wi-Fi and NFC touch pairing for easy uploading of photos and video...
$299.00 TO SHOP
Abe's Of Maine Canon PowerShot SX740 HS Digital Camera (Black)
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$339.00 TO SHOP
Crutchfield Canon PowerShot SX740 HS- Black
20.3-megapixel effective recording CMOS sensor,4K video at 30 fps,40X optical zoom (4X digital zoom)
$349.00 TO SHOP
Abe's Of Maine Canon PowerShot SX70 HS Digital Camera
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20MP, 65X, 4K, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 65X optical zoom (4X digital),built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth pairing for...
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