Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

54

Canon ELPH 520 HS

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
 

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

$229 - $259

Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly smaller
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$330

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Travel zoom

$292

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$229 - $259

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SD890 IS

Canon PowerShot SD890 IS

Compact

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$207

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

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