Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

37

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

27

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

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

galleries

Explore our gallery of 13 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Nikon Coolpix S9500

Travel zoom

$417

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$243

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$468

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$219

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$539 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$295

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Smaller screen

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