Summary Canon SX520 HS

Prices Price
Camera only
$239
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 6
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 20
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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Zoom Great zoom Help
42x
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Weight Light Help
441 g
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$238.99

Cons

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

Appearance

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