Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX600 HS The Canon PowerShot SX600 HS Digital Camera is a compact point-and-shoot camera featuring a 16.0 megapixel CMOS sensor with the DIGIC 4+ image processor to create the Canon HS SYSTEM. This allows you to capture high quality images and video even in low-light conditions. This works with an 18x optical zoom lens with Intelligent image stabilization that features a 35mm equivalent focal length of 25-450mm to provide a versatile shooting solution for many conditions. The camera is available in Black, Red and White

For shooting and viewing is a 461,000 pixel 3.0" LCD screen on the rear of the camera. Here you can access all of your settings, creative modes, take photos, and record full HD 1080p video. This can be done quickly with the use of a dedicated movie button. Another dedicated button is the Mobile Device Connect Button. This allows you to connect to your compatible iOS or Android device right away for easily sharing your images.

The SX600 features Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication connectivity for transferring images to a computer or mobile device. Also, this allows you to remotely shoot using a smartphone or tablet. Additional modes offered include a Creative Shot mode that can change the color and lighting of your image for more artful effects as well as a Smart AUTO mode that chooses the proper settings from 32 pre-defined situations. Also, there is a Hybrid Auto mode that records video clips before a still image and compiles them together to create a highlight reel.

16.0 MP CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor

    The 16.0 megapixel CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor work in concert to produce high resolution still imagery and full HD 1080p video recording with notable low-light sensitivity and quality. The combination of these two technologies creates the Canon HS SYSTEM which provides a high sensitivity to light and reduces noise in the image. The processor also contributes to the overall speed of the camera, leading for very responsive shooting, autofocus, and menus.
18x Optical Zoom Lens
    The 18x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 25-450mm. This wide-angle to super-telephoto perspective makes this a useful camera is a large variety of situations.
Built-In Wireless Connectivity
    Built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC) allows you to quickly connect with computers and mobile devices. This setting allows for the easy transfer of images to compatible devices, social networking sites, and computers. Wireless connectivity makes moving images simple and immediate.
Other Camera Features
    Full HD 1080p video recording is supported A dedicated movie button ensures you won't miss a shot A 3.0" LCD monitor is available for live view monitoring, image playback, and menu navigation Smart AUTO is an intelligent auto mode that selects from 32 pre-defined shooting situations and applies the proper camera settings to ensure accurately detailed and exposed imagery Hybrid Auto combines video and stills to create highlight reels Mobile Device Connect Button allows for immediate connection to your Android or iOS device

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Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4608 x 3456  
Other resolutions 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 4608 x 3072, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 3456 x 3456, 2448 x 2448, 1536 x 1536, 480 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 16 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type BSI-CMOS  
Processor DIGIC 4+  
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200  
White balance presets 5  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
JPEG quality levels Superfine, Fine  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25450 mm  
Optical zoom 18  
Maximum aperture F3.8 - F6.9  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes  
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)  
Number of focus points 9  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 461,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type PureColor II G (TFT)  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 3.50 m (50 cm 3.5 m (W) / 1.0 m 2.0 m (T))  
External flash Yes (Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2)  
Flash modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro  
Continuous drive 3.9 fps  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, custom)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1280 (30fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Format H.264  
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes  
Wireless Built-In  
Wireless notes 802.11 b/g/n with NFC  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6LH  
Battery Life (CIPA) 290  
Weight (inc. batteries) 188 g (0.41 lb / 6.63 oz)  
Dimensions 104 x 61 x 26 mm (4.09 x 2.4 x 1.02)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
GPS None  
GPS notes via mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)


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