Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

59

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Great zoom
Zoom
20x
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

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

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$437

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$319

Size Much smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $448 body only

$409 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$279

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Travel zoom

$78

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$338

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS

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?