Canon PowerShot SX400 IS Vs Canon PowerShot SX520 HS Comparison
ProductsPowerShot SX400 IS
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS
PowerShot SX520 HS
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS
Prices

Whirlwire Rating34645930
Video Features
Format
  • MP4
  • H.264
  • MP4
  • H.264
MicrophoneMono Stereo
SpeakerMono Mono
Resolutions
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 480p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Slot Amount1 1
Sensor
Max Resolution4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Image Ratio
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Megapixels16.0 16.0
Size1/2.3 1/2.3
TypeCCD BSI-CMOS
ProcessorDIGIC 4+ DIGIC 4+
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.0 3.0
Screen Pixels230,000 461,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD TFT LCD
Live View
Physical
BatteryBattery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion NB-11LH Lithium-Ion NB-6LH
Battery Life (shots)190 210
Weight (grams)313 441
Dimensions104 x 69 x 80 mm 120 x 82 x 92 mm
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Number of Focus Points9 9
Lens MountFixed Fixed
Focal length minimum (mm)24 24
Focal length maximum (mm)720 1,008
Optical zoom30 42
Manual FocusN/A
Image
ISO Range100-1600 100-3200
ISO Minimum100 100
ISO Maximum1,600 3,200
White Balance Presets5 5
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Super Fine
  • Fine
  • Superfine
  • Fine
File FormatJPEG JPEG
Features
Minimum shutter speed15 sec 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/1600 sec 1/2000 sec
Scene Modes
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)5.0 5.50
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Slow Synchro
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Slow Synchro
FPS1 2.0
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Orientation Sensor
Aperture PriorityN/A
Shutter PriorityN/A
Manual Exposure ModeN/A
Exposure ModesN/A
Connectivity
USB
HDMIN/A
Body Type
Body TypeCompact Compact
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