Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs PowerShot SX700 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Specs

PowerShot SX540 HS

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-1200mm (50x), f3.4-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120.0 x 81.7 x 91.9mm³ (4.7" x 3.2" x 3.6")
  • 442g (14.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX700 HS

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-750mm (30x), f3.2-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112.7 x 65.8 x 34.8mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.4")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX700 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS vs PowerShot SX700 HS: The sensors

Both cameras use the same sensor format, Compact.

The Compact sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.).

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX700 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)63

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 9 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX700 HS

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.92
Longer battery life (3, photos)205250
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
270g
(8.7 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
258cm³
(16 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX700 HS are that the display has a higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PowerShot SX540 HS. Another advantage over the PowerShot SX540 HS: the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the PowerShot SX700 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

PowerShot SX700 HS

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Sensitivity100 - 3200 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
WiFi
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Canon PowerShot SX700 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and PowerShot SX700 HS

PowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX700 HS, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX700 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX700 HS, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und PowerShot SX700 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

9
9

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon PowerShot SX540 HS.

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