Canon Powershot Compact Camera Roundup - 2024

22 January 2024

Canon Powershot cameras have long been a favourite choice for photographers of all levels, offering beginners an easy entry point to quality photos and videos, while also serving as a compact, high-performing option for enthusiasts and professionals.

With each Powershot model boasting a rich feature set, navigating the options can be challenging. That's where our roundup comes in.

Canon Powershot SX70HS

  • 20.3MP CMOS Sensor
  • 10 FPS Continuous Shooting
  • 65x Optical Zoom Lens
  • EVF & 3-inch vari-angle LCD screen
  • Built-in WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity

Unleash your inner explorer with this Canon Powershot for bird photography, the SX70HS. Its jaw-dropping 65x zoom (equivalent to 21-1365mm) brings distant vistas and hidden details into stunning focus, transforming ordinary walks into breathtaking adventures. Capture life's fleeting moments in vibrant 4K UHD video, preserving every nuance of colour and movement with crystal-clear audio. This compact powerhouse becomes your window to the extraordinary, whether you're trekking through rugged landscapes, delving into bustling cityscapes, or simply seeking hidden treasures close to home.

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Users from any background can frame their shots flawlessly with the Canon SX70HS, choosing between the crisp detail of an electronic viewfinder or the versatile angles of a large, tilting LCD screen.

Canon Powershot V10
  • 15MP 1-inch CMOS Sensor
  • 4K Video
  • 19mm Equivalent f2.8 Lens
  • Tilt-Up 2-inch LCD Screen
  • Ultra-Lightweight Design

Which Canon Powershot is best for vlogging? While it has stiff competition, we nominate the Powershot V10. This pint-sized wonder is comfortable in the palm of your hand, and can quickly and easily be stored in your pocket as you move through town, but when it's time to get to work it shines with a 1-inch CMOS sensor and 4K resolution video recording. This compact vlogging camera includes two large-diameter built-in microphones to ensure that the sound of your vlogs is just as stunning as your visuals.

The Canon Powershot V10 makes it easy to frame selfies, POV shots and more, thanks to its wide and dynamic fixed lens, as well as the 2-inch tilt-up screen; it also comes with a vertical grip and a built-in stand to make sure your work is always steady and classy.

Create, entertain and connect in stunning detail. Use this Canon Powershot as a webcam thanks to its Wi-Fi capabilities, bringing professional-grade visuals to your video calls, conferences, and livestreams. 

Canon Powershot G7X III

  • 20MP 1-inch Stacked CMOS Sensor
  • UHD 4K30p Video
  • 4.2x Optical Zoom Range
  • Tilting, touch-sensitive LCD screen
  • Built-in WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity

The Canon Powershot G7X III is small enough to fit in your pocket, so the travelling vlogger will never be without it, and can launch into producing jaw-dropping content without too much notice. This camera can produce UHD 4K30p video and it features a tilting and touch-sensitive LCD screen which makes it easy to capture POV-style vlogs and selfies. More advanced video-friendly features include a mic input for attaching an external microphone, and clean HDMI which allows for successful live-streaming to YouTube and similar platforms.

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The brilliant image and video quality of the Canon Powershot G7X III is thanks to the 20MP 1-inch stacked CMOS sensor and DIGIC 8 image processor. The lens at the front is versatile with a 4.2x optical zoom range and bright aperture rating - this is great for shallow depths of fields and low-light shooting.

Canon Powershot SX740HS

  • 20.3MP CMOS Sensor
  • 4K Video
  • 40x Optical Zoom Range
  • 3-inch Tilting LCD Screen
  • Built-in WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity

Whether you are an experienced photographer or a complete novice, you are sure to be happy with the Canon Powershot SX740HS. With a DIGIC 8 processing engine and a 20.3MP CMOS sensor onboard, this compact camera can take beautifully detailed snaps in all conditions. Say goodbye to awkward selfie struggles! The Canon Powershot SX740HS's 180-degree tilt-up screen brings you into the frame effortlessly, while the 40x zoom puts faraway landmarks within reach.

From mouthwatering close-ups to action-packed bursts, the Canon Powershot SX740HS captures it all in style. Film stunning 4K videos and time-lapses, savour the details of delicious dishes with its dedicated food photography mode and freeze fleeting moments with up to 10 frames per second burst shooting.

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