Summary Canon SX520 HS

Prices Price
Camera only
$265
Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 42x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.4
Screen resolution
Help 461k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Canon SX520 HS vs other recent digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
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Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm)
Weight Light Help
441 g
Thickness Thin Help
3.6"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$265.00

Cons

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Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Thickness Thick Help
3.6"
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm)
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
9
Announced Old Help
July 2014
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
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Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/3.4
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
461k dots
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Zoom Below average zoom Help
42x
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.6 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Battery life Very short battery life Help
210 shots
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds

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