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

39

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

28

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 G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$375 - $379

Aperture Much wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$426

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$287

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Super zoom

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$469

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Samsung WB250F

Samsung WB250F

Travel zoom

$318

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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