Product Id: 91.02.010.128
Quick OverviewCanon PowerShot SX530 HS Digital Camera
|Model||Canon PowerShot SX530 HS|
|Display Size.||3.0 inch|
|Lens||4.3 (W) - 215.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-1200mm)|
|Resolutions||16.0 Mega Pixels|
|Video (Res.)||1920 x 1280: 30 fps|
|Optical Zoom (X)||50x Optical Zoom|
|Digital Zoom (X)||4x|
|Interface.||USB, Video Out- HDMI Mini, Audio Out- Stereo, WiFi, NFC|
|Memory Type||SD, SDHC, SDXC Memory Card|
|Sensor Type||1/2.3-inch CMOS|
|Shutter Speed (sec)||1-1/2000 sec.|
Whether the perfect shot is up close or seemingly out of reach, you'll capture it beautifully thanks to the amazing 50x (24-1200mm) zoom power of the PowerShot SX530 HS camera. Think high-magnification shooting is tricky? Not with this camera: from its comfortable ergonomic grip to its advanced systems like Intelligent IS and Zoom Framing Assist, the PowerShot SX530 HS is designed to let you track your subject easily, and capture it with accurate focus and clarity. The camera is also equipped with Canon's sophisticated wireless connectivity, so sharing your spectacular images and videos with friends, family and other devices is seamless and simple. The quality of both your still images and breathtaking 1080p Full HD video will impress you, especially in low-light situations, due to a 16.0 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor, which together create the Canon HS SYSTEM. Whether you're home with family or traveling the world, you'll want the amazing zoom power and advanced performance of the PowerShot SX530 HS camera by your side.
Once you experience the reach and versatility of this camera's astonishing 50x Optical Zoom, you'll wonder how you ever did without it. From sporting events to travel highlights, wildlife to landscapes, the powerful zoom lets you capture the details that make your photography stand out. Not only will you have the ability to move in all the way to the exact shot you want, but you'll be able to capture those shots with incredible Canon quality. The camera's secure ergonomic grip makes steady handheld shooting easy and comfortable, while Intelligent IS analyzes the shooting situation and applies the best stabilization technology to keep images clear and virtually shake-free in a wide variety of conditions.
The latest advance in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS, analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation. For stills, the system selects from Normal IS, Panning IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Tripod modes. When shooting video, the system selects from Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and Active Tripod IS modes. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make the most effective IS settings to help capture the steadiest possible image.
PowerShot digital cameras with built-in NFC (Near Field Communication) technology eliminates the need to manually find and open the new Canon Camera Connect app* on your mobile device. Simply touch the NFC icon on your camera to your compatible Android device***, and the Camera Connect app will launch automatically for quick, easy sharing of your images. Built-in NFC technology also makes it simpler to install the app. If the app hasn't been installed yet, once you touch the devices together for the first time, the download screen will display automatically. Now, NFC helps ensure making a connection to a compatible Android™ device*** truly seamless. Simply touch the camera against an NFC-equipped device with the Canon Camera Connect app installed, and the Wi-Fi connection is established - no camera operations required. Even if your camera is off, NFC turns the camera on and establishes the connection (confirming the camera's nickname and privacy settings before the first connection is required).
The PowerShot SX530 HS camera is fully compatible with Canon's brand new photo and video storage device: the Canon Connect Station CS100. By simply tapping with NFC, photos and videos are wirelessly transferred to the Connect Station CS100, where up to 1 TB of hard drive space (has the capacity for approximately 150,000 photos or approximately 70 hours of video content)* and simple menus make them easy to store, manage and sort by albums, date or device name. From there, images and videos can be viewed in Full HD on an HDTV (via an HDMI cable), sent to compatible wireless printers, viewed/uploaded/downloaded from smartphones and tablets or PCs, and shared with other Connect Stations and on social networking sites.
The PowerShot SX530 HS camera employs a 16.0 Megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, which delivers state-of-the- art imaging performance and is optimized for use in compact cameras. Utilizing a sophisticated light-capturing design, it provides high sensitivity for improved high ISO capture with reduced noise. It is also a high-speed design, capable of rapidly capturing and moving image data to the processor, enabling faster continuous shooting and faster autofocus.
The Canon DIGIC 4+ Image Processor powers the PowerShot SX530 HS camera's advanced functions and capabilities, including Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, and Full HD video shooting at 30p. Its accelerated processing speed creates fast, responsive performance, for a shooting experience that's easy and natural. The DIGIC 4+ Image Processor also enhances image quality in several ways. Processing of high ISO shots has been shortened by approximately 60% compared to the DIGIC 4 Image Processor. This significantly reduces noise for brilliant color, smooth gradations, and beautiful detail even in low light. The processor also allows for the integration of electronic Dynamic IS. This advanced system compensates for multiple motion types, effectively preventing angular blur, shift blur, and blur caused by parallel movement and tilt. The result is images that are reliably sharp and clear at all lengths of the camera's powerful zoom. The processor's highly efficient design also extends battery life.
The PowerShot SX530 HS camera is equipped with Canon's latest advancements in autofocus (AF) technology. Canon's advanced AF achieves a significant increase in speed for a shooting experience that's spontaneous and natural. The remarkably responsive High Speed AF lets you capture great shots as they happen, with reduced lag time. Several engineering breakthroughs contributed to this major enhancement to speed. In addition to improved AF algorithms, the camera can process multiple sequences simultaneously, and takes advantage of reworked controls between AF and the start of shooting.
Model - Canon PowerShot SX530 HS, Resolution (MP) - 16.0 Mega Pixels, Sensor Type - 1/2.3-inch CMOS, Lense - 4.3 (W) - 215.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-1200mm), Display (Inch) - 3" TFT LCD Display, Optical Zoom (X) - 50x Optical Zoom, Digital Zoom (X) - 4.0x, Shutter Speed (sec) - 1-1/2000 sec., Interface - USB, Video Out- HDMI Mini, Audio Out- Stereo, WiFi, NFC, Face Detection - Yes, Red-Eye Reduction - Yes, Video (Res.) - 1920 x 1280: 30 fps, Memory Type - SD, SDHC, SDXC Memory Card, Battery - Li-ion Battery, Weight (gm) - 418gm, Others - Built-in Flash, Warranty - 1 year
Point and Shoot or Compact Digital cameras make up a large segment of the camera market thanks to their ease of use and their affordable price. As opposed to digital SLR cameras, point and shoot cameras are compact, easy-to-use and provide great picture quality without much effort. In order to use these cameras, the user only needs to press the shutter button. The camera automatically adjusts the shutter speed, aperture, focus and light sensitivity. The pictures captured by these top rated point and shoots are sharp with exceptional color representation. Before buying a point and shoot camera, it is necessary to compare the different types in the market. This point and shoot buying guide will help you choose the best one to suit your needs.
Choosing the right camera for you can be confusing with all the options on the market. We've put together this guide to help you navigate the point and shoot camera options and to answer your questions.
When it comes to the best digital point and shoot cameras, there are many types to choose from. The major types to choose from are basic point and shoots, superzooms, super compact cameras, rugged/waterproof, and advanced compacts.
The basic point and shoot camera is best suited for people who are happy with auto features. This type comes with in-camera automation features so users don’t have to manually set controls to take pictures. These cameras are well-known for providing very good auto modes and scene selections for those perfect in-camera settings. The advanced point and shoot are compact cameras that provide the advantages of DSLR-like features with the bonus of portability. These offer manual control for setting the aperture, shutter and ISO, which makes it easy to capture images. They also provide better image quality in comparison to normal fixed-lens cameras. Super-Zoom cameras offer magnified focal lengths anywhere from 20x to 30x optical zoom, giving both impressive wide-angle shots and telephoto reach. These cameras also provide manual control for aperture and shutter, as well as image stabilization. There are also portable super-zooms that offer 10-15x zoom with even more portability. Lastly, Rugged-style point and shoot cameras are made to withstand extremes in just about any environment, making them ideal for the extreme-sport enthusiast, mountaineers, etc. These cameras are uniquely designed to be shockproof, waterproof and weatherproof. Extremely durable, but still providing great image quality.
When choosing a digital camera, it is essential to first understand the features which are most important in your future purchase.
Although the misconception is that more megapixels means better images, this isn’t necessarily the case. Sensor size has more impact on the clarity of your photos, especially in low-light situations. If shooting in low-light situations is a priority for you, consider a point and shoot with a larger image sensor. If a powerful zoom is more important, look for something with a smaller sensor.
When looking at different point and shoots, it’s important to differentiate those that utilize optical zoom vs. digital zoom. Although digital zoom can give a longer zoom range, image quality is compromised. Some cameras offer both optical zoom with extended digital zoom. If zoom lenses are an important feature to you, optical is the way to go even though it adds a little bulk.
Most point and shoots do not have viewfinders and instead have an LCD screen to help you line up a shot. Larger LCD screens are more expensive but offer you a better view of your framing. Some high end compacts still have optical viewfinders which are helpful for composing in bright light when it’s difficult to see an LCD screen because of glare.
Premium quality LCD screens are important when choosing your camera. A large 3 inch LCD is better for giving you a more accurate preview of your shot. Higher quality LCDs provide better color and have better visibility in bright light.
This feature is very helpful when taking pictures in low light. Since the camera will often choose a slower shutter speed to get a better exposure, an image can have a blurred effect even with a sturdy grip. Image stabilization, or IS as it is also known, can help with this. The two methods often used are optical image stabilization and sensor movement. Optical IS adjusts the lens to compensate for movement, while sensor movement adjusts the position of the sensor to compensate for any shake. Another method used is digital image stabilization, which attempts to correct the blurring after the image is shot.
Many point and shoot cameras come with different shooting modes that automatically help photographers get the most out of any scene. The camera will recognize a scene, saving you time from having to change settings.
Most digital cameras these days offer facial recognition features to help detect your subjects faces in a scene. The camera senses a face and locks focus and exposure suitable for the image. Like face recognition, some cameras provide smile recognition features which automatically detects a face and takes the picture when they smile.
Many modern point and shoot cameras now come with built-in Wi-Fi, offering a great way to share photos through social media sites by connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot. NFC (Near Field Communication) is a feature on some cameras that help them connect directly to a mobile device for image preview and sharing.
Most point and shoots come with their own rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for extended use. Some still are powered by normal AA batteries for those who don’t always have access to an outlet.
Most digital cameras are compatible with Secure Digital (SD) or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) format cards for faster read/write speeds offering storage capacities up to 32GB.
If you still have questions or if you are struggling to pick the right one for you, feel free to talk to our experts, we’ll certainly be able to help you make an informed purchase.