Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Great zoom
Zoom
20x
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
25 mm
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Size
Really small
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
215 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Travel zoom

$151

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Zoom Much less zoom
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$420

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Zoom Much less zoom
Ricoh Caplio R8

Ricoh Caplio R8

Compact

Size Smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Zoom Much less zoom

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Travel zoom

$326

Zoom Much less zoom
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$437

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Much larger

discussion

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Frank (4:14 AM, December 16, 2012)
24p is the speed that motion pictures are filmed at, so it gives it a real movie feel.
 
Avatar for Peter Davis Peter Davis (7:22 AM, March 22, 2012)
24p support is not a "feature"!  24p is worse than 30p.  Why does snapsort always advertise it as something desirable?