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Compare Canon PowerShot SX420 IS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Reviews

Neo score
38%
44%
34%
Pros
  • Very light
  • Very useful 42x super zoom
  • 80 base ISO
  • Very light
  • Very useful 12x super zoom
  • Quite light
  • Very useful 50x super zoom
Cons
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • Tiny 1/2.3-inch sensor
  • Poor battery life
  • Very low 0.5 fps burst rate
  • Low 20 MP resolution
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • Tiny 1/2.3-inch sensor
  • Poor battery life
  • Very low 2.5 fps burst rate
  • Low 20 MP resolution
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • Tiny 1/2.3-inch sensor
  • Poor battery life
  • Low 5.9 fps burst rate
  • Low 20 MP resolution
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
299 USD
209 USD
399 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Connectivity

Ports
USB 2.0
HDMI + Remote Control + USB 2.0
HDMI + Remote Control + USB 2.0
Wireless Connectivity
802.11b/g/n with NFC
802.11/b/g/n with NFC
802.11b/g/n with NFC

Construction

Form Factor
Compact camera with zoom lens
Compact camera with zoom lens
Compact camera with zoom lens
Image Size
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Microphone
Mono
Stereo
Stereo
Sensor | Resolution
20 MP (5152 x 3864)
20 MP (5184 x 3888)
20 MP (5184 x 3888)
Sensor | Type
CCD
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Speakers
Mono
Mono
Mono

Dimensions

Size | Depth
85 mm / 3.35 in
23 mm / 0.91 in
92 mm / 3.62 in
Size | Height
69 mm / 2.72 in
58 mm / 2.28 in
82 mm / 3.23 in
Size | Width
104 mm / 4.09 in
100 mm / 3.94 in
120 mm / 4.72 in
Weight
325 g / 11.48 oz
147 g / 5.19 oz
442 g / 15.62 oz

Display

Display Diagonal
3 inch
3 inch
3 inch
Display Type
Fixed TFT LCD
Fixed TFT LCD
Fixed TFT LCD
Resolution
230,000 dots
461,000 dots
461,000 dots
Viewfinder | Type
None
None
None

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 2.5° Diagonal | 2.0° Horizontal | 1.4° Vertical (tele)
81.8° Diagonal | 71.5° Horizontal | 51.3° Vertical (wide) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 2.1° Diagonal | 1.7° Horizontal | 1.1° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5 (wide) ~ f/6.6 (tele)
f/3.6 (wide) ~ f/7 (tele)
f/3.4 (wide) ~ f/6.5 (tele)
Crop Factor
5.6
5.6
5.6
Exposure Compensation
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Mode
Auto
Auto
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Flash
Built-in
Built-in
Built-in
Focal Length
4.3 mm ~ 180.0 mm
4.5 mm ~ 53.6 mm
4.3 mm ~ 214.3 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
24 mm ~ 1008 mm
25 mm ~ 300 mm
24 mm ~ 1200 mm
GPS
No
No
No
ISO Range
100 ~ 1600
80 ~ 3200
ISO 80 ~ 3200
Image Stabilization
Optical
Optical
Optical
Intervalometer
No
No
No
Processor
DIGIC 4+
DIGIC 4+
DIGIC 6
Touch Screen
No
No
No
Video Codecs
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Video Recording
1280 x 720 (25p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Weather Resistance
No
No
No
Zoom
42x optical zoom, Digital zoom available
12x optical zoom, Digital zoom available
50x optical zoom, Digital zoom available

Performance

Battery Life
195 shots
180 shots
205 shots
Flash Range
5.00 m
4.00 m
5.50 m
Max Burst Rate
0.5 fps
2.5 fps
5.9 fps
Min Focus Distance
0 mm / 0.00 in
10 mm / 0.39 in
0 mm / 0.00 in
Storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
SD/SDHC/SDXC

Production

Battery
NB-11LH
NB-11LH lithium-ion battery & charger
NB-6LH lithium-ion battery & charger
Debut
2016-01-05
2016-01-05
2016-01-05
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