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Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

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Based on 10 expert reviews
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    4
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8.8

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Expert reviews and ratings

By Good Gear Guide on 75

With a 42x optical zoom lens, Canon's PowerShot SX520 HS is greatly capable of bringing distance objects very close. Consider it if you want a camera to take on holidays, or simply if you just want a versatile everyday camera to capture moments with...

By ePHOTOzine on 70

There's a lot to like about the SX520 HS. It's relatively compact and light for a bridge camera and is a doddle to use. That said, if you fancy getting creative, the extensive manual options and DSLR-like control wheel are welcome features. Whatever...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Some interesting features, but the Canon SX520 HS is outdone by rivals for quality and...

By PhotographyBLOG on 70

The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is a new super-zoom camera. Incorporating a 42x otical zoom with optical image stabilisation, a 16-megapixel CMOS imager, and a dedicated movie button that enables users to easily record 1080p Full HD videos, the PowerShot...

By TechRadar AU on

It's good to see Canon updating the 510HS as it's been a while, however, arguably the company has played it pretty safe here. A 42x optical zoom is a very good range, but it's not market leading. There's also nothing particularly exciting, such as Wi-Fi...

By The Imaging Resource on

There are a few other changes of particular note. The Canon SX520 HS now has a faster shutter speed of 1/2,000 second, where the earlier model was limited to 1/1,600 second, and its flash is a little more powerful, too. Unfortunately, battery life has...

International Review By techlife.co.id on 76

Uji Fitur Unggulan Kamera Canon Powershot SX520HSPeJeon March 17, 2015 at 8:00 pm7.6Canon Powershot SX520HS seperti ‘nekat' melawan jajaran tren kamera kompak dan mirrorless dengan segudang keistimewaannya. Meski jenis kamera prpsumer ini tak lagi...

International Review By digit.in on 70

There are a range of bridge cameras in the market today and the Canon PowerShot SX520 HS feels like just another addition. However the performance of the camera is quite impressive, especially the 42x zoom capability. This is a great camera for hobbyists...

International Review By gadgets.ndtv.com on 80

Canon's new PowerShot SX520 HS makes it easy to shoot photographs and is indeed a great travel companion for novice photographers thanks to the hand-holding it offers in the form of features such as Framing Assist. Save for the absence of shooting in...

International Review By zoom.nl on 70

De specificaties van de Canon SX520 HS liegen er niet om: een compactcamera die je volledig handmatig kan bedienen en tot 84x inzoomt. Is dit je nieuwe reismaatje?De camera ligt door het compacte format en een gewicht van slechts 441 gram lekker in de...

International Review By webnews.it on 69

Pros: Zoom ottico 42x, buon grandangolo 24mm, autofocus abbastanza veloce e preciso, modalità macro a "0 cm", prezzo interessante per una superzoom

Cons: Schermo non snodato, assente il mirino elettronico, raffica molto limitata, alcuni controlli sono scomodi da raggiungere

International Review By Portablegear on 80

De Canon PowerShot SX520 HS is een superzoom-compactcamera / bridge-camera met een 16-megapixel CMOS-sensor en een 24mm ultragroothoeklens met krachtige 42-voudige optische zoom, waarmee je de kleinste details helder vastligt. Middels de...

International Review By Chip.de on

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders hoch im Kurs unserer Leser stehen, zeigt der CHIP...

International Review By nothingwired.com on

Canon SX520 HS would be a delight for those who are in search for a budget compact camera with maximum possible reach. You can buy cameras with better 50X or even 60X zoom but none of them would be as compact as this guy. We highly recommend this camera...