Summary Canon SX260 HS

Prices Price
Camera only
$300 - $350
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 58
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 71
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 20x
Screen size
Help 3.0"
Aperture
Help f/3.5
Screen resolution
Help 461k dots
Wide angle
Help 25 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 24fps
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Canon PowerShot SX260 HSCanon PowerShot SX260 HS

Replacement

Canon has replaced the PowerShot SX260 HS with the SX270 HS.

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS announced March, 2013
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity

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Videos

Review of Canon Powershot SX260 HS Face ID System
  • Tutorial
  • White balance
  • Shooting video
  • Shooting modes

Pros

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The Canon SX260 HS vs other recent compacts

GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Zoom Great zoom Help
20x
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens

Cons

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The Canon SX260 HS vs other recent compacts

Size Slightly large Help
Compact 106x61x33 mm
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
9
Macro focus Poor macro Help
5 cm
Thickness Thick Help
1.3"
Weight Heavy Help
231 g
Aperture Slightly narrow aperture Help
f/3.5
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.2 fps
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
510 ms shutter lag
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
February, 2012
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
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The Canon SX260 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Battery life Shorter battery life Help
210 shots

Appearance

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Discussion

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Al (11:10 AM, April 09, 2012)
 

¿Which one of the new 2012 travel zoom cameras of
Canon (SX 240 and SX 260), Nikon (S9300) and Sony (HX20V) is better in photo
quality? ¿What about in video quality? Thanks.