Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

55

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

41

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
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$277 - $349

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$259

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$349

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$240

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$159

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly larger

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