Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
Top 58%624 points
Top 58%
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
16
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
Best

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS: 42 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
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
243
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.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

188g
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. video recording

1280 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
33% have it
100
0

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

10. pixel density

333.2ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
76
0

11. width

104mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

12. volume

165cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

13. height

61mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

14. thickness

26mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

15. battery power

1060mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

16. resolution

832 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
68
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 SX600 HS
46% have it
66
0

18. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

19. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
88% have it
51
0

20. 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 SX600 HS
19% have it
48
0

21. 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 SX600 HS
20% have it
47
0

22. has NFC

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
10% have it
44
0

23. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

24. 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.
18x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
43
0

25. 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.
3.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

26. 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 SX600 HS
67% have it
41
0

27. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
88% have it
40
0

28. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
51% 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.
450mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

30. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
61% have it
36
0

31. 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.
25mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
34
0

32. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
93% have it
32
0

33. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

34. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
92% have it
30
0

35. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
96% have it
28
0

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