Canon SX410 IS
- 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Display
- ISO 100 - 1600
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 1280 x 720 video
- 24-960mm (F3.5-5.6) lens
- 325g - 104 x 69 x 85mm
- Introduced February 2015
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- Size Comparison
Canon SX410 IS overview
Canon SX410 IS is Canon's Small Sensor Superzoom camera initially introduced on February of 2015. It includes a 20 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 5152 x 3864.
The SX410 IS is scored #130 out of 244 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras and all around #695 out of 1459 for cameras in our database. You can look at our Smart camera search to find camera listings based on your customized factors.
The following is a chart of various criteria used in the scoring system.
Canon SX410 IS family
The Canon SX410 IS is part of a family of products. You can see the full list underneath.
SX410 IS vs SX70 HS21-1365mm
SX410 IS vs SX740 HS24-960mm
SX410 IS vs SX730 HS24-960mm
SX410 IS vs SX620 HS25-625mm
SX410 IS vs SX720 HS24-960mm
SX410 IS vs SX420 IS24-1008mm
SX410 IS vs SX540 HS24-1200mm
SX410 IS vs SX710 HS25-750mm
SX410 IS vs SX530 HS24-1200mm
SX410 IS vs SX610 HS25-450mm
SX410 IS vs SX60 HS21-1365mm
SX410 IS vs SX400 IS24-720mm
SX410 IS vs SX520 HS24-1008mm
SX410 IS vs SX700 HS25-750mm
SX410 IS vs SX600 HS25-450mm
SX410 IS vs SX510 HS24-720mm
SX410 IS vs SX170 IS28-448mm
SX410 IS vs SX160 IS28-448mm
SX410 IS vs SX280 HS25-500mm
SX410 IS vs SX270 HS25-500mm
SX410 IS vs SX50 HS24-1200mm
SX410 IS vs SX500 IS24-720mm
SX410 IS vs SX260 HS25-500mm
SX410 IS vs SX150 IS28-336mm
SX410 IS vs SX240 HS25-500mm
SX410 IS vs SX40 HS24-840mm
SX410 IS vs SD4500 IS36-360mm
SX410 IS vs SX230 HS28-392mm
SX410 IS vs SX220 HS28-392mm
SX410 IS vs SX30 IS24-840mm
SX410 IS vs SX130 IS28-336mm
SX410 IS vs SD4000 IS28-105mm
SX410 IS vs SX20 IS28-560mm
SX410 IS vs SX210 IS28-392mm
SX410 IS vs SD3500 IS24-120mm
SX410 IS vs SD1300 IS28-112mm
SX410 IS vs SD980 IS24-120mm
SX410 IS vs SX200 IS28-336mm
SX410 IS vs SX1 IS28-560mm
SX410 IS vs SD970 IS37-185mm
SX410 IS vs SD960 IS28-112mm
SX410 IS vs SD1200 IS35-105mm
SX410 IS vs SX10 IS28-560mm
Canon SX410 IS Gallery
You can look at the SX410 IS from different angles in the gallery here.
Canon SX410 IS Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of pluses and minuses of the Canon SX410 IS based on criterias which are often seen as essential in a camera.
Canon SX410 IS Sensor information
The Canon SX410 IS is run by the DIGIC 4+ processor. The measurement of the sensor on the Canon SX410 IS is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 5152 x 3864 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is superior than digital stabilization since the latter can easily lead to cropping.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The CCD sensor boasts 20MP and features a native ISO range of 100 to 1600. Sadly, RAW format is not supported therefore you have less margin for error.
The picture underneath displays the SX410 IS's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The SX410 IS sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is showcased in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Canon SX410 IS dimensions
Canon SX410 IS weighs about 0.72 pounds (325 grams / 11.46 oz) and the dimensions of the camera is 104mm x 69mm x 85mm (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.3"). The weight of general Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387 grams and the Canon SX410 IS is lighter as compared to its competitors.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Down below is a shot of the Canon SX410 IS with a soft drink to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view just below will show you the button design on the SX410 IS.
Canon SX410 IS Lens information
The SX410 IS features a fixed lens offering a focal range of 24-960mm making it a 40.0 x zoom which is very good and will allow you to zoom all the way in.
At it's widest 24mm, it will have an aperture of f3.5 which will be really sluggish and not very good in low light events and you will find it difficult to capture good bokeh. You would also have to up your ISO setting producing noisy photographs. For the long end, 960mm is great zoom and comes with f5.6 making it quite sluggish and you may have to apply slow shutter speeds.
Canon SX410 IS Connectivity
The SX410 IS has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that come with NFC or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to copy pictures and sometimes alter camera settings without connecting directly with the camera.
Many apps also provide a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external display. Virtually all cameras enable you to charge the battery with the USB socket.
Canon SX410 IS Video information
The highest video resolution on the Canon SX410 IS is 1280 x 720 and it can record in H.264 format. 720p is awful by today's standards. You really should target a minimum 1080p resolution for decent video. The body doesn't include a mic or headphone port which means that you get absolutely no control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to look at another model in case you want good audio in your video clips.
Canon SX410 IS Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing in the Canon SX410 IS so you have to be cautious in wet and dusty situations.
Canon SX410 IS Display and Viewfinder
The Canon SX410 IS includes a 3 inch fixed display having a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder details regarding Canon SX410 IS are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and challenging to view, viewfinders are rather useful.
Canon SX410 IS Shutter information
Canon SX410 IS has the ability to shoot continuously at 0.5 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds.
Canon SX410 IS Flash and Hot shoe information
Canon SX410 IS boasts just inbuilt flash with missing external flash ability.
Canon SX410 IS Autofocusing information
Canon SX410 IS boasts only Contrast Detect Autofocus and does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker & exact as compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera includes Face detect which can be useful for portrait photography.
The Sensor includes 9 focus points to choose from. Canon SX410 IS supports manual focus when required in low light conditions or you need to have more accurate control on focus.
Canon SX410 IS Battery life
The battery power (NB-11LH) in the Canon SX410 IS is fashioned to last for 185 photos with respect to the CIPA benchmarks making it lower in comparison with its rivals. The typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR offers the highest (600) battery life in this kind of cameras.
Below is a list of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras that have the strongest battery life:
SX410 IS vs Fujifilm HS35EXR600 yesnono
SX410 IS vs B500600 nonoyes
SX410 IS vs L840590 noyesno
SX410 IS vs FZ200540 yesnono
SX410 IS vs V-Lux 4540 yesnono
Canon SX410 IS for various styles of photography
The following chart displays a analysis of the Canon SX410 IS for various styles of photography. To understand more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Canon SX410 IS Portrait photography information
The Canon SX410 IS receives a rating of 47 which is reasonable, and means the camera is somewhat acceptable to use for portraits. Photographing portraits leans greatly towards sensor dimension, support for RAW photos and option to utilize off-camera lighting.
Canon SX410 IS as a Street photography camera
Getting a average score of 52, the Canon SX410 IS is reasonably suited to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Canon SX410 IS Sports photography factors
A dreadful sports photography points tally of 41 means the Canon SX410 IS is not really very good for photographing sports. A camera must have excellent autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Canon SX410 IS
Weight is really critical when choosing a travel camera. All things considered, the Canon SX410 IS gets a very good 61 as a travel camera which is a good fit for your journeys.
Canon SX410 IS Landscape photography highlights
If you are planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photography, the most important factor is going to be image quality. The Canon SX410 IS and it's moderate grade of 49 for a landscape camera is relatively adequate within the current marketplace.
Canon SX410 IS Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging ought to offer a moving display, mic input and if possible IBIS. Considering all the details, the Canon SX410 IS is not really very good for vlogging as it gets a dreadful rating of 29.
Canon SX410 IS Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the SX410 IS, below is a range of the top ranked cameras that fall in to the class of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The line graph followed below provides you an overview of the SX410 IS versus it's highest ranking competitors suggested previously.
These are some more cameras you may regard as alternatives. To review a comprehensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.