Canon PowerShot SX540 HS review
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Including a higher resolution sensor and faster processor than its predecessor, the Canon Powershot SX540 HS is a camera that tries to do it all, at an inexpensive price. It captures photos and videos in great detail, but how does the image stabilisation perform when using the full zoom range? Read on for our full results and expert opinion.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- What's it great for?
- What's the picture quality like?
- What's it like to use?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
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