Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

70

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

51

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
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
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 S200

Canon PowerShot S200

Pro digicam

$242

Aperture Much wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279 - $295

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$275

Aperture Wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Travel zoom

$249

GPS Has a GPS
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$164

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$140 - $178

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly larger

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