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Canon Powershot SX420 20MP 42x Zoom Bridge Camera - Half Price for £129.99 @ Argos

£129.99 @ Argos
Was previously on for £259.99 and now half price for £129.99 Choice of RED or BLACK Technology Product description / spec Effortlessly capture the detail of every special moment in stunning p… Read More
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8m, 4w agoFound 8 months, 4 weeks ago
Was previously on for £259.99 and now half price for £129.99

Choice of RED or BLACK

Technology Product description / spec

Effortlessly capture the detail of every special moment in stunning photos and HD movies with this family-friendly mini bridge camera, which packs a big 42x zoom, Smart Auto, Wi-Fi and fun creative modes into a tiny body.

Model number: sx420.

A tiny, bridge-style camera with ergonomic grip that's easy to carry and gets you 42x closer to distant detail.

Product specification:

20 megapixels.

42x optical zoom.

84x digital zoom.

3in screen with LCD technology.

Focal length of 4.3-180mm.

24mm wide angle lens.

Optical image stabilisation.

Shutter speed of 15 to 1/4000 sec.

CCD sensor.

Lens information:

Lens type: wide angle zoom.

Minimum aperture: 3.5.

Maximum aperture: 6.6.

Features:

Wi-Fi.

Minimum ISO rating 100 and maximum ISO rating 1600.

Built-in flash.

720p HD recording.

Video capture with sound.

PictBridge compatible.

Features intelligent scene mode feature.

Memory card compatibility:

SD, SDHC, SDXC, .

General information:

Colour: red.

Includes strap, wrist strap, .

Batteries required: 1 x Li-Ion (included) .

Size H14.4, W15.9, D8.5cm.

Weight 325g.

EAN: 8714574634494.
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2 Likes #1
720p video erm its not 2005 :D
#2
Lets me order then all stores go out of stoc and we have 4 in our area...........

Edited By: squaredoggy on Aug 28, 2016 20:05
#3
squaredoggy
Lets me order then all stores go out of stoc and we have 4 in our area...........
Lol or lets you reserve then you turn up and get told system glitch,no stock.

I never use Agro ! for that...
#4
Can't collect at any of 10 stores around Glasgow not interested.Good find though.
#5
reviews not great, but price was £180 from quick Google.
#6
Are bridge cameras still a thing?
1 Like #8
Cepultura
Are bridge cameras still a thing?
Unfortunately yes. Point & shoot internals in a SLR-shape body are a great way to bump the price up and sucker in people who don't know much about cameras.

(That obviously doesn't apply to "true" bridge cameras like the RX10 series, FZ1000 etc)
#9

IMO - Not really, and I think it's telling that you mention a "Travel Compact" as a "Bridge Camera".
The segment is dead and has been replaced by "Travel Compacts". There are no new models and heavy discounting.
#10
The rrp is a tad insane, but for £130 this is a decent camera. 42x optical zoom has to be useful and generally favourable reviews too. It's one the kids could use to take a few pics without having to worry the whole time! :)
#11
Thanks OP. Please note Amazon price New is £140 so this is at best a £10 discount, NOT the alleged half-price.
1 Like #12
Camera snobs. This isn't the bridge I would choose but the vast majority of people that want decent cameras aren't ones that wish to have full bodied SLRs, pay the price for them or lug all the crap about you need to get varied shots.
1 Like #13
bigdeal66
720p video erm its not 2005 :D
You'd have been lucky to get 240 video back in 2005 let alone 720HD
3 Likes #14
painstick
The rrp is a tad insane, but for £130 this is a decent camera. 42x optical zoom has to be useful and generally favourable reviews too. It's one the kids could use to take a few pics without having to worry the whole time! :)
Yep and possibly get better pics than the parents sporting £500 SLR's
#15
Out of stock
#16
I'm a massive Canon fan.....but this is not one of their better efforts

For a camera which is relatively new camera....first released only 8 months ago....the fact that it is being so heavily discounted should tell you a great deal....

It really is basically a compact with a long zoom lens (and a slow one at that....f3.5 - f6.6)

It lacks most of the SLR features that Bridge camera users should be expecting.....there is no option to add an external flash to boost the poor built in one's range.....the deal breaker will any bridge camera for me would have to be the lack of a viewfinder....making using in bright light difficult & the lcd screen on this one is not articulated & at 230dpi is very low resolution...

Not offering 1080p video on a 2016 model is also truly unforgivable
#17
limegreenzx
IMO - Not really, and I think it's telling that you mention a "Travel Compact" as a "Bridge Camera".
The segment is dead and has been replaced by "Travel Compacts". There are no new models and heavy discounting.

Are you replying to the wrong person maybe? I haven't mentioned travel compacts.
1 Like #18
indeed, cheaper on amazon now!
2 Likes #19
vulcanproject
Camera snobs. This isn't the bridge I would choose but the vast majority of people that want decent cameras aren't ones that wish to have full bodied SLRs, pay the price for them or lug all the crap about you need to get varied shots.

I'm not a camera snob, im fully aware that a lot of people dont want an overcomplicated camera and just want something a bit better than their phone, and that's absolutely fine. I just don't like brands shoving point & shoot internals into arbitrarily large bodies just to make them look more pro to beginners without any tangible benefits beyond ergonomics. I literally ran into this problem last month when a member of family wanted to buy his girlfriend a camera to get better quality shots for her makeup business. He ended up dropping over £300 on a bridge which was solely differentiated from a £100 P&s by its 50x zoom, but he chose it because of the way it was marketed by Canon and because it looked like my old SLR. I'm not saying people should only buy expensive cameras, I'm saying people shouldn't buy what is essentially a bog standard compact with a jacked up price tag simply because it looks like your cousin Harry's cool DSLR.

Edited By: ElGofre on Sep 01, 2016 12:32
1 Like #20
This is in stock again as i picked one up yesterday for my daughter :)

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