Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

71

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

69

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

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

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$240

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$265 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

$269

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$199

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

$229

GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$479 - $599

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Much wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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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?