Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
Top 60%596 points
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Megapixels
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746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
12.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Canon PowerShot SX510 HS: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
0
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

5. weight

349g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
250shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. video recording

1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
34% have it
100
0

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
48% have it
84
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000625s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
1

12. width

104mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

13. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
25% have it
76
0

14. height

70mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

15. volume

582.4cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

16. thickness

80mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

17. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
46% have it
67
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
73% have it
56
0

20. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
52% have it
52
0

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
88% have it
51
0

22. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
19% have it
48
0

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
66% have it
48
0

24. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
44% have it
47
0

25. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
30x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

26. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3.4
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

27. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
67% have it
41
0

28. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
88% have it
40
0

29. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
720mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

30. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
15s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
37
0

31. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
64% have it
37
0

32. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
61% have it
36
0

33. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
24mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

34. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
59% have it
34
0

35. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
93% have it
32
0

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