Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Cyber-shot W830 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot W830 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

Cyber-shot W830

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 67.00mm (2.6") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-200mm (8x), f3.3-6.3
  • No WiFi
  • 93.1 x 52.5 x 22.5mm³ (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9")
  • 120g (3.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX540 HS vs Cyber-shot W830: 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 Sony Cyber-shot W830 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon PowerShot SX540 HS a better choice

PowerShot SX540 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.3020.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)61
Auto Focus points (4)91
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.460.23
Better Video (2)1920 x 10801280 x 720
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX540 HS are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The PowerShot SX540 HS scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX540 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Better sensibility (4)100 - 3200 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Longer battery life (3, photos)205210
Weighs less (2)442g
(14.3 oz.)
120g
(3.9 oz.)
More portable (2)901cm³
(57 cu.in.)
110cm³
(7 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot W830 are the larger sensitivity, 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 11 points for the Cyber-shot W830.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PowerShot SX540 HS

Cyber-shot W830

Sensor formatCompactCompact
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS VS Sony Cyber-shot W830 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PowerShot SX540 HS and Cyber-shot W830

PowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot W830, front viewPowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot W830, front view

Top view of cameras

PowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot W830, view from abovePowerShot SX540 HS und Cyber-shot W830, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Sony Cyber-shot W830

19
11

We recommend Canon PowerShot SX540 HS as better choice.

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