Canon PowerShot SX420 Black

MPN: K-91402-04  |  EAN: 0689466839388  |  Model: PowerShot SX420

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Canon PowerShot SX420 Black - K-91402-04 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Event Videos
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right
High Speed Cable Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

Selecting a Bridge Camera means you'll have a device that comes with the photo capabilities of a DSLR while being more portable and easier to put away while out and about.

Photography Skillset

Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Canon PowerShot SX420 will satisfy your needs.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Canon PowerShot SX420 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Canon provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Canon PowerShot SX420, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Canon PowerShot SX420 is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (6.17 x 4.55 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

Photo Scenarios

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the PowerShot SX420 is an easy recommendation for this.

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Canon PowerShot SX420 comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Canon PowerShot SX420 for aquatic photos is a treat.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the PowerShot SX420 is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Canon has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. 

Other considerations

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.


This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the PowerShot SX420 fits the bill.

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Product Description

Designed to meet the ever-expanding needs of the modern photographer, the Canon PowerShot SX420 is the bridge camera that places a heavy emphasis on versatility. When you find yourself in the back row of a graduation ceremony or you're capturing wildlife out in nature, the outstanding 42x Optical Zoom lets you capture all the action near or far. This extensive reach is paired with an intelligent image stabilization system that minimizes any camera shake caused by movement or walking. When it comes to image quality, the 1/2.3" 20MP CCD sensor works in partnership with the DIGIC IV image processor to capture high-resolution photographs with extraordinary detail and beautiful colours. Think the moment is better suited to video? You'll be glad that the PowerShot SX420 is able to record movies in HD 720p resolution at the touch of a button. At just 308g, not only is the slender body frame easy to carry around, but the ergonomic handling and intuitive button placements make for a seamless shooting experience.

Technical Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX420 Black - K-91402-04 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-6.6
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Built-in Flash Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity (max) 1600
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Video Formats Supported MP4
Video Recording Yes
Audio Formats Supported AAC-LC
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Mono
Lens System
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1008 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 42 x
Built-in Display Yes
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CCD
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
High Speed Port present Yes
USB 2.0 (Mini USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
Wi-Fi Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 308 g