Summary Canon SX260 HS

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Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
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Specifications Key specs
Help 20x
Screen size
Help 3"
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


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
Lowest price Cheaper

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The Canon SX260 HS vs other recent compacts

Zoom Above average zoom Help
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3200 of a second
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
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The Canon SX260 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama


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The Canon SX260 HS vs other recent compacts

Aperture Slightly narrow aperture Help
Size Slightly large Help
Compact (106×61×33 mm)
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
February 2012
Thickness Thick Help
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
461k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
210 shots
Macro focus Very poor macro Help
5.0 cm
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Weight Heavy Help
231 g
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The Canon SX260 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.2 fps
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 24fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help


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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
PowerShot SX260 HS

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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.