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Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 408 reviews of Canon PowerShot SX420 IS. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the image quality and zoom are generally positive. The portability and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative opinions about the low light performance and reliability.

usability, price, portability, zoom, image quality

reliability, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot SX420 IS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SX420 IS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the design and price are generally positive. The zoom and portability also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the memory and durability. Comments are divided on the size.

usability, portability, zoom, price, design

durability, memory

92% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SX420 IS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Comments about the performance and durability are generally positive. The zoom and portability also get good reviews. There are some critical reviews about the reliability.

usability, portability, zoom, durability, performance

reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS review

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A budget friendly camera, the Canon Powershot SX420 IS uses a very similar design to the model that precedes it. Featuring 42x optical zoom and 20Mp resolution, this camera rated very well for image stabilisation, but can it take a crisp and clear...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Canon SX420 Hands-On Preview

 

We go hands-on with the Canon SX420, a mid-range super-zoom camera.

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Eric Butterfield (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

 

This PowerShot is a good fit for basic snapshots, but beyond a really powerful zoom lens, the SX420 IS does not deliver the performance needed for low light shooting or action photography. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

Very powerful zoom lens ; Effective optical image stabilization ; Dedicated Auto mode button ; Strong built-in flash ; Built-in Wi-Fi

Burst mode is very slow ; No dial to ease operation ; Low light image quality is mediocre ; Limited ISO range ; Battery life is modest ; No RAW mode ; Few filter effects

This PowerShot is a good fit for basic snapshots, but beyond a really powerful zoom lens, the SX420 IS does not deliver the performance needed for low light shooting or action photography. Read more in our

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Jeremy Gray (imaging-resource.com)

Canon SX420 IS Review

 

Canon has announced the PowerShot SX420 IS, a budget-friendly long-zoom digital camera. While using a similar design to the SX410 IS that precedes it, the SX420 brings a number of improvements and features to this super-zoom compact line.

The Canon SX420 IS will become available in February 2016 for an estimated retail price of US$299.99 and will be offered in both a matte black color or a bright red option.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great Camera

 

My dad originally bought it as a camera for his business to take pictures for the company, but he never use it. So he gave it to me. It's a small camera but that makes it better. It's lightweight, affordable, great quality and easy to use. It's great...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Canon Powershot SX420 Bridge Camera

 

I purchased a Canon Powershot SX420 Bridge Camera after reading various reviews and checking the price at several retailers. The camera is very light weight and easy to hold. One of the first things I did was download the full manual from Canon. Most...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

great piece of kit

 

For a mid range camera this has many great features ( WiFi for eg ) only down side no manual in box but full manual available on line

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

perfect for a non-professional

 

I recently decided I wanted to get back to nature/wildlife photography.As I only take "snaps" I couldn't justify £1000 for DSLR & lenses.I discovered Bridge cameras. I've now had the Canon a month,used it quite a bit & think it's brilliant. It's...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Happy Snaps

 

Great camera, massive zoom (needs a tripod at full extension). At 20mp it has great picture quality, shame it's not full HD as that would make it absolutely best in class, but a fantastic camera nontheless, highly recommended

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Very easy to use.

 

Great size, easy to use, very good image quality.

Jul, 2017

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