Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Black

MPN: 9779B001  |  EAN: 0013803244793  |  Model: PowerShot SX530 HS

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET


as at 24 Sep 19 | 7:30 AM CET



Choosist's Ratings

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Black - 9779B001 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Bridge Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Event Videos
Just Right
Home Videos
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Just Right
Events Photography
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Just Right
Underwater Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Just Right
WiFi Connectivity
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Just Right
Bluetooth Connectivity
Just Right

Kind of Camera

For a lot of people, the Bridge camera is the perfect solution as it combines the portability of a compact camera while offering the full capability of a DSLR.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Canon device works!

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS will satisfy your needs..

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The PowerShot SX530 HS is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

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.

For those special occasions, this Canon camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

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 SX530 HS is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 6.17 x 4.55 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Other Video needs

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Canon's in-built intervalometer

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 SX530 HS is an easy recommendation for this.

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the PowerShot SX530 HS.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

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.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the PowerShot SX530 HS showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the PowerShot SX530 HS fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Black - 9779B001 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type Bridge Camera
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.4-6.5
Camera File System DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3
Image Formats Supported JPEG
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Fireworks, Portrait, Snow
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 10 s
Shooting Modes Auto, Manual, Program
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Built-in Flash Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±2EV (1/3 EV step)
Flash Modes Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele) 1.3 - 3 m
Flash Range (wide) 0.5 - 5.5 m
Flash Recharging Time 10 s
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) 1.3 - ∞ m
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (wide) 0 - 0.5 m
Manual Focus Yes
Manual Focusing Range (tele) 1.3 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range 0.05 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (tele) 1.3 - ∞ m
Normal Focusing Range (wide) 0.05 - ∞ m
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 100, 3200, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 3200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Manual
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/2000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported H.264, MP4, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Formats Supported AAC -LC, MPEG4
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Combined Zoom 200 x
Digital Zoom 4 x
Focal Length Range (f-f) 4.3 - 215 mm
Maximum Aperture Number 6.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 1200 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.4
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Optical Zoom 50 x
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Aspect Ratio 4:3
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 461000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Live View Yes
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 6.17 x 4.55 mm
Megapixel 16 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 16.8 MP
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Mini
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
Battery Capacity 1060 mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 210 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type NB-6LH
Power Source Type Battery
Near Field Communication (NFC) Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 91.9 mm
Height 81.7 mm
Weight 418 g
Weight (including Battery) 442 g
Width 120 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 30724608 x 25923456 x 34563264 x 24483264 x 21763264 x 18322448 x 24482304 x 17282048 x 15362048 x 13681920 x 10801536 x 1536640 x 480640 x 424640 x 360480 x 480
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 10 - 90 %