Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

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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

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competitors

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$256

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$379

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$194 - $229

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$379

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$194 - $229

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$259

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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?