Updated (August 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

55

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

41

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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

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 SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$275 - $329

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

$170

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Travel zoom

$100

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Travel zoom

$200

Weight Slightly lighter
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Travel zoom

$249

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

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