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PowerShot SX540 HS

Your companion superzoom

Your companion superzoom with a large 50x optical zoom and 100x ZoomPlus lens

Designed for families wanting to zoom into their subjects with ease, you'll capture the beauty of your surrounds thanks to the amazing 50x (24-1200mm) zoom power of the PowerShot SX540 HS camera.

  • Zoom into the good stuff

    High-magnification shooting is simple with the PowerShot SX540 HS thanks to its comfortable ergonomic grip to its advanced systems like Intelligent IS and Zoom Framing Assist.

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  • Impressive Quality

    The quality of both your still images and breathtaking 1080p Full HD video at 59.94fps will impress you, especially in low-light situations, due to a 20.3 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and the DiG!C 6 Image Processor.

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Designed for travellers wanting to zoom into their subjects with ease
  • Premium quality images

    The combination of a 20.3 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and DiG!C 6 Image Processor, which together create the Canon HS SYSTEM, delivers sharp, clear images - even in low light.

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  • Zoom framing assist

    The Seek button (top) quickly zooms out to help you find moving subjects while the Lock button (bottom) prevents camera shake

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  • Zoom into your subject

    The 24mm wide angle lens allows you to capture more in your frame. Together with the large reach of 50x (1200mm equivalent) at the telephoto end, the PowerShot SX540 HS is the ideal travel camera.

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  • Full HD Movies

    The PowerShot SX530 HS camera lets you record highly detailed Full HD video at up to 59.94 frames per second with clear sound.

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More Features
  • Advanced Image Processing

    Improved light sensitivity allows for higher resolution with less noise when shooting in dark conditions, and Dynamic IS now detects and compensates for tilt and parallel movement (shift blur) to create video that's exceptionally free of distortion.

  • Creative shot

    Expand your creative photography skills through applying a range of artistic presets such as toy camera or fish eye effect

  • Manual control

    Complete manual control so you can exercise your photographic skills

Send your photos straight to your smartphone with the Camera Connect App

Camera Connect is your go to app when you want to wirelessly shoot and transfer photos directly to your mobile device. The process is easy, watch the ‘how to' video below and start sharing your photos instantly.

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PowerShot SX540 HS
  • Effective Megapixels

    Approx 20.3

  • Imaging Processor

    DiG!C 6

  • HS System


  • Video Recording

    Full HD 1080p

  • Maximum Aperture

    f/3.4 (W), f/6.5 (T)

  • Intelligent IS


  • LCD Monitor

    3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)

  • Recording Media

    SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

  • Wi-Fi / NFC


  • Viewfinder


  • Optical Zoom


  • RAW Mode


  • Optical Zoom During Video


  • Battery


  • Dimensions (W x H x D)

    120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm