Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Top 62%585 points
Top 62%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
674 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS: 45 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
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
247
0

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.50fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
177
0

4. weight

442g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

5. 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
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

6. video recording

1280 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
210shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
35% have it
100
0

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

10. width

120mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

11. volume

900cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

12. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
461k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

13. height

81.70mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. thickness

91.90mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

15. 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 SX530 HS
45% have it
67
0

16. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

17. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
30% have it
57
0

18. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
87% have it
51
0

19. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
44% have it
50
0

20. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
65% have it
49
0

21. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
45% have it
48
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 SX530 HS
20% have it
48
0

23. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
19% have it
47
0

24. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
11% have it
44
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.
50x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

26. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
88% have it
41
0

27. 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.
3.40f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

28. 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 SX530 HS
68% have it
41
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.
1.20m
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
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 H5D-50c: 720s
38
0

31. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
65% 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 SX530 HS
61% have it
36
0

33. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
60% have it
35
0

34. 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
35
0

35. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
93% have it
32
0

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