Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 16.0M¹

Total Pixels

Approx. 16.8M

Colour Filter Type

Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology

LENS

Focal Length

4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 - 1200 mm)

Zoom

Optical 50x
ZoomPlus 100x
Digital Approx. 4x (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom¹).
Combined Approx. 200x

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

Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS with 5-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

FOCUSING

Type

TTL

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

Yes

AF Assist Beam

Yes

Manual Focus

Yes

Closest Focusing Distance

0 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering modes

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)

AE Lock

Yes

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)

WHITE BALANCE

Type

TTL

Settings

Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

COLOUR MATRIX

Type

sRGB

LCD MONITOR

Monitor

7.5 cm (3.0") TFT, approx. 461,000 dots

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Brightness

Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

FLASH

Modes

Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed

Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments. Face Detection FE. Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure

Flash Exposure Lock

Yes

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

SHOOTING

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)¹²

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size

4:3 - (L) 4608 x 3456, (M1) 3264 x 2448, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 - (L) 4608 x 2592, (M1) 3264 x 1832, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (L) 4608 x 3072, (M1) 3264 x 2176, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (L) 3456 x 3456, (M1) 2448 x 2448, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
Resize in playback (M2, S)

Compression

Superfine, Fine

Movies

(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 30 fps
(HD) 1280 x 720, 30 fps
(L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Hybrid Auto Movie (HD) 30 fps

Movie Length

(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.¹
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²

FILE TYPES

Still Image Type

JPEG compression (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

Movies

MP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC (H.264), Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)]

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers

Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

OTHER FEATURES

GPS

GPS via mobile (linked to compatible smartphone)

Red-Eye Correction

Yes, during shooting and playback

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes

Histogram

Yes

Playback zoom

Approx. 2x - 10x

Self Timer

Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom

Menu Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

INTERFACE

Computer

Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) DIGITAL connector

Other

HDMI Mini Connector
A/V output (PAL/NTSC)

Computer/Other

Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support¹

MEMORY CARD

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.8 / 10.9 / 10.10
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 only
Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later / 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 8 / 8.1 / 7 SP1 only
Mac OS X 10.8.2 or later / 10.9 / 10.10

SOFTWARE

Other

CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

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

ACCESSORIES

Cases / Straps

Soft Case DCC-850
PowerShot Accessory Organizer

Flash

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

Power Supply & Battery Chargers

AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40, Battery Charger CB-2LYE

Other

Canon HDMI Cable HTC-100
Canon AV cable AVC-DC400ST
Interface cable IFC-400PCU

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment

0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity

Dimensions (WxHxD)

120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9 mm

Weight

Approx. 442 g (including battery and memory card)

Disclaimer

All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.

Subject to change without notice.

Footnote

¹ Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

¹ Depending on the image size selected.

¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.

¹ Some settings limit availability.

¹ Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.

¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.

¹ Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts