Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Review

Overall Score

44

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-450 mm (18x) F3.8-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 105 x 61 x 27 mm, 191g.
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  • Replaced: PowerShot SX600 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Overview


First introduced in January, 2015, Canon PowerShot SX610 HS is a 20 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor. Canon replaced the older Canon SX600 HS with PowerShot SX610 HS. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Canon SX610 HS with Canon SX600 HS


Canon SX610 HS comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Sensor resolution of Canon SX610 HS ~ 5157 x 3877 pixels.

Canon SX610 HS has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 19,993,689 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon SX610 HS


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot SX610 HS with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
20MP High Resolution Sensor
2.5 fps Continuous Shooting
191g Light Body
25 mm Wide Angle Lens
Remote Control with a Smartphone
NFC Connectivity
AF Face Detection
922k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Focus
6.9 Lens at Tele
9 Focus Points
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.9
Low Battery Life: 270 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.8
Slow Continuous Shooting: 922 fps
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS has an Overall Score of 44/100 and ranked #271 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #650 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon SX610 HS Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
50
Value for money score
61
Portability score
96
Overall score
44
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Canon SX610 HS


Canon PowerShot SX610 HS weighs 191g and has external dimensions of 105 x 61 x 27mm (4.13 x 2.4 x 1.06"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Canon SX610 HS is 201 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon SX610 HS is less by 8mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon SX610 HS
191g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Canon SX610 HS
27mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot SX610 HS with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot SX610 HS Dimensions PowerShot SX610 HS
Nikon Coolpix S7000 Nikon S7000 165 g 191 g 99 x 60 x 27 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS Canon SX710 HS 269 g 191 g 113 x 66 x 35 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350 Sony WX350 164 g 191 g 96 x 55 x 26 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Canon SX620 HS 182 g 191 g 97 x 57 x 28 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Canon SX600 HS 188 g 191 g 104 x 61 x 26 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS Canon ELPH 360 HS 147 g 191 g 100 x 58 x 23 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 191 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS Canon SX410 IS 325 g 191 g 104 x 69 x 85 mm 105 x 61 x 27 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot SX610 HS


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot SX610 HS
Announced January, 2015
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 922k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.5 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.50
Flash Modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3888
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 270 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-6LH
Physical
Weight 191 g
Physical Dimensions 105 x 61 x 27 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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