Canon introduced its versatile and convenient point and shoot digital camera at the CES 2015 expo in Las Vegas. The camera carries a price tag of Rs. 21,995*/-
A 16 Mega Pixel High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor that comes coupled with an HS System power the Powershot SX530 HS. The system also helps the powershot achieve notable image clarity. The camera performs quite well in dim and difficult lighting conditions. Its sensitivity ranges to 3200 and has a high-speed burst rate of 10 fps.
The camera compliments usage in a wide variety of ways, it has a 50x zoom lens that provides a 24-1200mm equivalent focal length range. It also has an Intelligent IS Image stabilization system that ensures sharp and clear images. The camera also has Wi-Fi connectivity with the help of NFC and makes remote control from smart phones and tablets possible.
Design and Display:
For a mega zoom camera, the Powershot SX530 HS is a pretty neat camera. It has a 3-inch 461-k dot LCD screen built along its ergonomic design along with live view monitor for image playback.
The camera shoots Full HD 1080p videos at 30 fps. Additionally, it shoots still images, zoom frame assist, Hybrid Auto, Smart Auto as well as Creative Shot modes. The camera is also compatible with optional Connect Station CS100 that enables automated wireless backing-up, storing as well as sharing images. The camera has a High Speed AF that uses algorithms and technologies to benefit subject tracking as well as focusing accuracy with speed. It also has a zoom framing assist that helps keep the frame in focus.
As far as video is concerned, the cameras Dynamic IS is suited to record at wide-angle focal lengths and reduce unwanted shaking that might happen while recording. The camera has Macro IS that minimizes the appearance of shake while walking. Additionally, there is an Active Tripod IS that minimizes the slightest amount of shake that can happen while recording videos.
Canon has added plenty of creative modes that enhance the shooting capabilities of the photographer. The camera has Toy camera effect, Creative shot, Fish Eye effect, Miniature effect, and Monochrome effect along with plenty of modes that would help the photographer shoot, experiment and share the brilliantly composed pictures. Canon has added 46 unique in-camera filters that are grouped within Retro, monochrome, special and natural Categories. Once the photographer clicks the original image, the camera produces 5 additional variations of the image with the series of filters.
Overall, the Canon Powershot SX530 HS is a pretty sweet deal for a point-and-shoot camera. It comes at a very competitive price and contains the most modern features that a camera should contain.
Canon Powershot SX530 HS Rivals:
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
Sony Cybershot DSC HX400V
Sony Cybershot DSC HX60V
Nikon Coolpix P610
Nikon Coolpix L830