Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

50

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

38

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
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Battery life
Great battery life
300 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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

$310 - $379

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

$279

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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$450

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

$149

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$299

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$195 - $199

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

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