Canon PowerShot SX280 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

58

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

43

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

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

$268 - $349

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$429

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Travel zoom

$245

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
GPS No built-in GPS

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 SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$249

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$209

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

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