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

59

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

44

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

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 SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

$292

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$229 - $230

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$130 - $159

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$229

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Fujifilm FinePix S4000

Super zoom

$225

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$199

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Much shorter battery life

discussion

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