Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

58

Canon ELPH 520 HS

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Size
Really small
Ultra compact (87×54×19 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 520 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly smaller
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$250

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$339

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$130

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$189

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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