General

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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Unknown $234.82
Announced
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February, 2012 February, 2012

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Size
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1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Megapixels
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12 MP 12 MP
Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.7 MP 9.7 MP
Native resolution
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4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Pixel size
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2.3 µm² 2.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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461k dots 461k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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20x 20x
Wide angle
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25 mm 25 mm
Telephoto
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500 mm 500 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.5 f/3.5
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/6.8 f/6.8
Macro focus
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5 cm 5 cm

Form factor

Size
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106x61x33 mm 106x61x33 mm
Depth
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1.3" 1.3"
Weight
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224 g 231 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps 1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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240 fps 240 fps
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
480p @ 120fps
720p @ 30fps
1080p @ 24fps
480p @ 30fps
480p @ 120fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
720p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Yes
HDR
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No No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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Lens Lens
Supports RAW
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No No
GPS
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No Yes

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown 510 ms
Battery life
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230 shots 210 shots
Continuous shooting
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2.4 fps 3.2 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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9 9
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/3200s 1/3200s
Min
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15s 15s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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Yes Yes
External connection
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No No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SDXC
SD
SDHC
SD
SDHC
SDXC
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