The Canon PowerShot SX710 has the same 20 megapixel compact camera on the sensor. Whether that comes to meet the image quality, the test shows.
Test Conclusion: You Need to Know
The SX710 is thicker than the favorable SX610, but allows manual settings and has a bigger push with practical Portrait automatic. Despite an identical 20-megapixel sensor, the photos are a bit sharper than the SX610.
- Best online price for this product: 290,69 Euro
in eternal theme in photography: Are too many megapixels bad for the image quality and number of pixels may cavort maximum on a tiny image sensor a compact camera? Canon seems confident that many pixels are not necessarily bad and missed the sensor of the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS whopping 20 megapixels. As well, the camera cuts so, the test shows.
Fits still pure
The Canon PowerShot is certainly not the smallest compact on the market, but with its 269 grams and dimensions of 11, 3×6, 6×3, 5 centimeters it still fits just so in your pocket. Optimal conditions at any time to be ready for use. Once unsheathed, the zoom lens ensures that any subject can be captured. According to the manufacturer it will zoom 30 times, the test showed a 25.7 fold factor. On small screen dimensions converted the camera thus covers a focal length range 27-694 mm. The light intensity starts at 1: 3.2 and ends at maximum telephoto with 1: 6.9 which is not very high speed in this class but the usual range. However, for scouting is only the screen on the back is available, a searcher does not have the SX710 HS.
Manual or automatic
The mode dial of Canon offers the full range: automatic, semiautomatic, manual mode, scene, creative and sport mode and video mode. Below it there is a small command dial with the approximately the aperture can be corrected. So many opportunities are usually rather expensive cameras. A decision on the automatic, the camera shoots from an all settings. To match: On the left side there is another small key. This makes it possible to activate a zoom function. Henceforth, the camera zooms then autonomously on the face or upper body of people.
Excellent image quality
20 megapixels on a 6,2×4,6 mm large sensor -because the question arises: How good are the photos of the SX710? In the test, the Compact has left a good impression. The photos in daylight were bright and rich in detail and had only a slight noise on. In low light, it rushed at higher ISO values to ISO 1600 recognized more, but still remained unacceptable. If you switch to the flash, the photos are a bit too dark exposed, although the flash has a range of just over 1.3 meters -decent for a compact camera.
Get Started, steady pace
If you like action-packed scenes photographed in burst mode, could have problems with the Canon SX710 HS, because she made the test a mere 3.88 frames per second.Because the competition is already brisk go. The shutter lag is very good with 0.2 seconds of the start of the standby only takes a mere 0.1 second.
The Canon PowerShot SX710 HS converts its 20 megapixels very well into detailed photos. The image noise remains constant at an acceptable level. Practically, the large zoom and switchable zoom function. Now they would only receive faster continuous shooting.
Approximately at the same level photo, but also with an electronic viewfinder and clever dial around the lens, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ71 is a suitable alternative.However, it is almost 100 euros more expensive than the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS.
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS in Test Reviews Video