Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

56

Canon ELPH 520 HS

47

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 SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$268 - $329

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$315

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

$170

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Canon ELPH 530 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Ultra compact

$276

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Lowest price More expensive
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$230

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Zoom Less zoom
Nikon Coolpix B700

Nikon Coolpix B700

Super zoom

$430 - $447

Zoom Much more zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger

discussion

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