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Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2786 reviews of Canon PowerShot SX510 HS. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and zoom are generally positive. The price and portability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the memory. The contrast and viewfinder get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 208 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SX510 HS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and zoom. The price and portability also get good opinions, whereas the contrast and reliability get negative views.

usability, portability, price, zoom, size

flash, viewfinder, reliability, contrast

97% 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 SX510 HS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1342 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SX510 HS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the image quality and zoom. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the memory and viewfinder. Views about the image stabilizer and exposure are mixed.

usability, portability, price, zoom, image quality

reliability, viewfinder, memory

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

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Jerry Cooke (techradar.com)

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS review

 

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

30x optical zoom ; Built in Wi-Fi ; Full manual control

No raw shooting ; Can't set AF point ; No touchscreen

Even though the zoom range is the clear star of the show, what really shines about the Canon SX510 HS is its flexibility. Pictures are of good quality and although images get a little noisy at higher sensitivity settings, details are retained fairly well.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Canon PowerShot SX510HS

 

Not a DSLR and not a Digital Camera this is one of an increasing range of what are called ‘Bridge Units', or in layman's terms a Digital Camera with a lot of DSLR features without it having a removable lens, so this is not a total novices unit

The Canon PowerShot SX510HS measures 10.5x7x8.5cm when off, the lens when zoomed in can add 4cm to the last measurement. It weights 348grams. This 12MP unit has up to 30x optical zoom. It can capture images in 4:3, 16:9, 3:2 and 1:1 each image can be...

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (itreviews.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

 

The Wi-Fi-equipped Canon PowerShot SX510 HS is a perfectly capable long zoom camera with an affordable sticker price. Images are generally sharp, but show some noise.

The SX510 HS starts and captures a photo in about 1.6 seconds. It focuses and fires a shot (at its widest angle) in just 0.1-second, and it captures a photo every 0.9-second in continuous drive mode. Like most long zoom cameras, the time to lock focus...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : ePHOTOzine (ephotozine.com)

Canon Powershot SX510 HS Review

 

The Canon Powershot SX510 HS was announced in August 2013 and is a mini bridge camera with 30x optical zoom, updating the

Very good image quality, Lots of zoom in a compact body, Built-in Wi-Fi, Lens is wider than a typical compact camera, Full manual controls, 0cm minimum focusing distance

No RAW shooting, Battery life could be better, Flash doesn't automatically pop-up

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

 

The Wi-Fi-equipped Canon PowerShot SX510 HS is a perfectly capable long zoom camera with an affordable sticker price. Images are generally sharp, but show some noise.

Compact. Sharp 30x zoom lens. Good control layout. Integrated Wi-Fi. Minimal shutter lag. Full manual mode available. Framing assist function.

Burst rate could be faster. Images on the noisy side. 1080p video limited to 24fps.

Performance and Conclusions The SX510 HS starts and captures a photo in about 1.6 seconds. It focuses and fires a shot (at its widest angle) in just 0.1-second, and it captures a photo every 0.9-second in continuous drive mode. Like most long zoom...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS review

 

The Canon PowerShot SX510 HS packs the same 30x zoom lens as its predecessor, the SX500 IS , and has the same look and feel. But, as the suffix implies, Canon updated the sensor from a lower-end CCD-type sensor to one of its high-sensitivity...

The Canon PowerShot SX510 HS is a very good value thanks to a new sensor, offering up excellent image quality and performance for its budget-friendly price. It also has built-in Wi-Fi for easier on-the-go sharing, among other things.

Despite the updated sensor, the SX510 HS' shooting performance might still be too slow for action shots, especially indoors. With no viewfinder, you have to use the LCD for framing all your shots.

A change in sensor brings the 30x zoom Canon PowerShot SX510 HS' photo and movie quality as well as its shooting performance up a notch.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Preview

 

Canon has announced the PowerShot SX510 HS digital camera, which features a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, the DIGIC 4 Image Processor, a 30x optical 24mm wide angle zoom lens, Intelligent IS (Image Stabilization) Technology, and Full 1080p HD Video...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Lexy Savvides (cnet.com.au)

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

 

The SX510 HS is a decent superzoom camera targeted towards the budget market.

Lightweight and compact, despite housing 30x zoom ; Wi-Fi is built-in to the camera

JPEG-only capture ; Low-resolution screen is hard to see in direct sunlight

The SX510 HS is a decent superzoom camera targeted towards the budget market. As long as you don't expect the same experience as a more expensive camera, or exemplary performance from handheld night photography, it's a fair buy. Unfortunately, Canon...

Oct, 2013

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Expert review by : Matt Grayson (photographyblog.com)

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Review

 

The Canon PowerShot SX510 HS is a super-zoom digital compact camera featuring a 30x optical zoom, 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC 4 processor, optical image stabiliser, FullHD video, wifi connectivity and GPS location tagging. That's a lot of...

The response from readers on Photography Blog about the SX500 IS was a mixed bag of people loving the variety of tech and those not liking the image quality. The latter point is a valid one and it looks as though Canon were paying attention to what...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : pallabhazarika (nothingwired.com)

Canon Powershot SX510 HS review: Full In-depth Hands-on

 

Canon released its brand new Canon Powershot SX510 HS recently and we have it in our hands to check it out. The Canon Powershot SX510 HS is the upgraded version of the previous Canon Powershot SX500 IS so you can expect a lot of new exciting features....

So if you are in a doubt whether you should go for this device or not, well the Canon Powershot SX510 HS is very compact, handy and light. It has a very large zoom, 30X optical plus 30X digital and available at a decent price. The image stabilization...

Apr, 2014

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