Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Digital Camera

£ 200.99  inc. vat

£ 167.49 ex. vat

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Digital Camera

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  • 16 Megapixels
  • 50x Optical Zoom
  • 100x ZoomPlus
  • 3" LCD Display
  • DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology

Product Description

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Digital Camera

Capture every occasion in stunning detail with a 50x zoom camera that makes it simple to shoot and share. Enjoy ultimate ease or improve your photographic skills and express yourself with creative control.  

  • One compact 50x zoom camera for every shooting situation
  • High quality results you'll be proud to share
  • Connect easily using Wi-Fi with NFC
  • Easily capture all the shots and Full HD movies you cherish
  • Experiment with creative modes and manual control
Capture every detail far and wide
Capture everything from superbly detailed long-range close ups to great group shots and stunning landscapes with this compact bridge camera. It packs a huge 50x optical zoom in a small, lightweight body that's easy to carry wherever you go.

Sharp results every time
There's no need to worry about camera shake ruining your results thanks to an intelligent optical Image Stabilizer. This camera automatically adapts and ensures sharp, detailed photos and videos even if you're shooting at full zoom or handheld in low light.

Connect easily with Wi-Fi
Enjoy the freedom of Wi-Fi. Upload photos and movies to social networks - straight from the camera or easily transfer them to your smartphone or tablet via NFC. Use the dedicated smart device app to remotely control the camera from your smartphone and experience convenient PC, smartphone and cloud backup with Image Sync. Combine with a Canon Connect Station and you can enjoy watching your photos and movies with family and friends on an HD TV, plus share them easily with the world on social media sites and online albums like irista.

Effortlessly keep track of your subject
It's simple to keep track of distant subjects at high zoom. Simply press a button and Zoom Framing Assist quickly zooms the camera out of the scene - so you can relocate your subject - zooming back the moment it's released. Improved Auto mode automatically zooms out when the subject leaves the frame and helps you keep them at a preset size.

Clear shots in any light
Day or night your images will be just as you remember them. Canon's HS System gives clearer results, even in low light, so it's easy to capture the real atmosphere of precious moments without using flash or a tripod. 16.0 Megapixels mean you can enjoy exceptional quality, detailed images and poster-sized prints.

Stunning images with ease
Shooting great photos or movies is effortless with Smart Auto, which chooses the perfect camera settings for you - whatever the scene. Hybrid Auto creates a fun HD (720p) movie summary of all the day's shots for you to enjoy.

Realistic movies at your fingertips
Making great movies is easy. With one touch of a button you can shoot superb Full HD movies at 30fps with stereo sound. Thanks to the Intelligent Image Stabilizer you can shoot on the move and still enjoy superb, sharp results

Enhance your creative skills
Surprise family and friends with your creative flair. Experiment with light entering the camera using Full Manual control to enhance your creative skills. Or use Creative Shot to intelligently capture five extra images of your original subject with various artistic effects.

Always capture the moment Life is fleeting.
Don't miss a single precious moment and capture stunning fast action with this highly responsive camera featuring High-Speed Burst shooting.

Comfortable, steady shooting
Designed with your comfort in mind, you can enjoy steadier shots even at full zoom and shoot comfortably for longer periods thanks to a refined ergonomic grip.

Image Sensor
  • 1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS          
  • Effective Pixels: Approx. 16.0M¹               
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 16.8M        
  • Colour Filter Type: Primary Colour
Image Processor
  • DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology
  • Focal Length: 4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 - 1200 mm)
  • Maximum f/number: f/3.4-f/6.5              
  • Construction: 13 elements in 10 groups (3 UD lenses and 1 double-sided aspherical lens)
  • Image Stabilisation: (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS
  • Optical 50x
  • ZoomPlus 100x
  • Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom¹).
  • Combined Approx. 200x              
  • AF System/ Points: AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
  • AF Modes: Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF            
  • AF Point Selection: Size (Normal, Small)
  • AF Lock                
  • AF Assist Beam                
  • Manual Focus
Exposure Control
  • Metering modes: Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)        
  • AE Lock                
  • Exposure Compensation: Size (Normal, Small)
  • ISO sensitivity: AUTO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
  • AUTO ISO: 100 - 1600
Shutter Speed
  • 1 - 1/2000 sec. (factory default)
  • 15 - 1/2000 sec. (total range - varies by shooting mode)
  • 7.5 cm (3.0") TFT, approx. 461,000 dots 
  • Coverage: Approx. 100%             
  • Brightness: Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
  • Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro        
  • Slow Sync Speed: Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.       
  • Red-Eye Reduction        
  • Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE. Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure               
  • Flash Exposure Lock       
  • Manual Power Adjustment: 3 levels with internal flash 
  • Built-in Flash Range: 50 cm - 5.5 m (W) / 1.3 m - 3.0 m (T)
  • External Flash: Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
  • Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) DIGITAL connector
  • HDMI Mini Connector
    A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
  • Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support
  • Modes: Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Hybrid Auto, Live View Control, Creative Shot, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst (4.0MP), Low Light (4.0MP), Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Movie             
  • Modes in Movie: Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), Standard, Program AE, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks       
  • Photo Effects: My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
  • Drive modes: Single, Continuous, Self-Timer      
Continuous Shooting
  • Approx. 1.6 shots/sec.
  • High-speed Burst (4.0 MP): Approx. 10.0 shots/sec. (all speeds are until memory card becomes full)
Further Features
  • Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
  • GPS via mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)
  • Red-Eye Correction                        
  • Intelligent Orientation Sensor   
  • Histogram          
  • Playback zoom: Approx. 2x - 10x             
  • Self Timer: Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH (battery and charger supplied)
  • Battery life: Approx. 210 shots
  • Eco mode approx. 290 shots
  • Approx. 300 min. playback
  • A/C Power Supply: Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40
  • WxDxH: 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9 mm
  • Weight approx. 442 g

Technical Specification

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Digital Camera


Display Features Contrast control
Resolution 461,000 pixels
Type 3" LCD display
Display Format 461,000 pixels
Display Form Factor Built-in

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Support MS Windows 7, Apple Mac OS X 10.8, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Apple Mac OS X 10.9, Apple Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later
Peripheral Devices USB port, CD-ROM Drive


Wireless Connection IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
AV Interfaces Composite video/audio, HDMI
Interfaces Provided Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
Product Type Digital camera - 1080p - compact
Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
Optical Zoom 50x
Digital Zoom 4x
Enclosure Colour Black
Sensor Resolution 16.0 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type CMOS
Total Pixels 16,800,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution 16,000,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size 1/2.3"
ISO (Max) 3200
Image Processor DIGIC 4+
Image Stabiliser Optical (Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic Mode)
Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser Yes
Face Detection Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Wink Self-timer, Smile Shutter
Print Standard Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 9
AE/AF Control Face-priority AF
Digital Video Format H.264
Image Recording Format JPEG
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Interface Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
Connectivity Features Remote control via mobile devices, remote live view

Additional Features

Additional Features Audio recording, sharpness control, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, cropping an image, resizing an image, saturation control, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, face detection, Subject Detection technology, HS System, Zoom Framing Assist, Smart AUTO, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control
Self Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 frames per second, 1.6 frames per second
Self-Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec


Memory Card Slot SD card
Connector Type USB 2.0 ¦ Composite video/audio output ¦ HDMI output

Lens System

Type Zoom lens - 50x zoom - 4.3 - 215 mm - f/3.4-6.5
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 24 - 1200mm
Focus Adjustment Automatic, manual
Min Focus Distance 0 m
Macro Focus Range 0-50cm
Zoom Adjustment Motorised drive
Lens Construction 10 groups / 13 elements
Features UD glass, aspherical lens

Camera Flash

Effective Flash Range 0.5 m - 5.5 m (wide lens) ¦ 1.3 m - 3 m (tele lens)
Camera Flash Pop-up flash
Flash Modes Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Features AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation


Details 1 x Canon NB-6LH Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
Battery Life Details Photo shooting - 210 shots ¦ Photo shooting - 290 shots (ECO mode) ¦ Playback - 5 hours ¦ Video recording - 0.8 hours
Battery Type Canon NB-6LH Lithium Ion - manufacturer-specific


Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
Connectivity Features Remote control via mobile devices, remote live view

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto, ISO auto (100-1600)
Exposure Metering Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Modes Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Special Effects Black & White, Sepia, Neutral, Vivid, monochrome, snow, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Green, vivid blue, Vivid Red, miniature, Positive Film, Toy camera, Posterisation, Super Vivid, Fireworks
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, fluorescent light (daylight)
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 15 sec
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps


Microphone Operation Mode Stereo


Software Canon CameraWindow, Canon Map Utility, Canon Image Transfer Utility


Included Accessories Battery charger, lens cap, neck strap, AC power adaptor, lens cap strap

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot SD card
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Image Storage JPEG 4608 x 3456 ¦ JPEG 4608 x 3072 ¦ JPEG 4608 x 2592 ¦ JPEG 3264 x 2448 ¦ JPEG 3264 x 2176 ¦ JPEG 3264 x 1832 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1368 ¦ JPEG 1920 x 1080 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480 ¦ JPEG 640 x 424 ¦ JPEG 640 x 360 ¦ JPEG 3456 x 3456 ¦ JPEG 2448 x 2448 ¦ JPEG 1536 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 480 x 480
Video Capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Dimensions & Weight

Width 12 cm
Depth 9.19 cm
Height 8.17 cm
Weight 442 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90%

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