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Canon PowerShot SX510 HS review

A compact bridge camera with 30x optical zoom and full manual control

Canon Powershot SX510 HS

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The 28mm-equivalent wide-angle end of the zoom offers plenty of detail across the entire frame.

Canon Powershot SX510 HS

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Colours are acute and realistic, with detail in highlight and shadow areas.

Canon Powershot SX510 HS

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At the wide end of the lens, it's possible to take in a wide vista.

Canon Powershot SX510 HS

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While at the telephoto end, you can zoom right into details.

Canon Powershot SX510 HS

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The ZoomPlus option allows you to get even closer, but noise is clearly visible and detail is lost.

Canon Powershot SX510 HS

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Colours are bright and crisp, even in difficult lighting conditions.

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Lighting and colour reproduction are even across the entire frame.

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Shallow depth of field can be captured, and the new sensor manages to stop bright areas from being blown out.

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The 0cm macro focusing distance makes it possible to get some really interesting perspectives.

Filters

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No filter.

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Fisheye.

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Miniature.

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Monochrome.

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Poster Effect.

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Toy Camera.

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Vivid.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyPowerShot
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom30x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesContinuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Face Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, H.264
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)349 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE, RoHS, REACH, ErP
Minimum Focus Distance0 nm
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCMOS
Total Camera Resolution12.8 Megapixel
HDMIYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Battery Model SupportedNB-6LH
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Height69.5 mm
Width104 mm
Depth80.2 mm
Autofocus Points9
Focal Length4.30 mm to 129 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsPCM
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelSX510 HS
Product NamePowerShot SX510 HS Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number8409B012AA
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing InformationCanon PowerShot SX510 HS
Feature packed and portable 30x zoom

A portable mini bridge camera with 30x zoom, the PowerShot SX510 HS comes fully equipped with HS System, Wi-Fi and Full HD movies for capturing and sharing every occasion with ease.

Battery Life330 Shot
Package Contents
  • PowerShot SX510 HS Compact Camera
  • Neck Strap NS-DC11
  • Lens Cap
  • Battery Pack NB-6LH
  • Battery Charger CB-2LYE
  • AC Cable
  • User Manual Kit
Display Resolution461000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesSpeaker, Microphone