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
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen size
Large screen
3"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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

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Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

Battery life Much longer battery life
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Size Smaller
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

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Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
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Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

GPS No built-in GPS
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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
GPS No built-in GPS

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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?