Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
340 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$321

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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$268 - $349

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$258 - $260

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$400

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$250 - $280

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$348 body only

$399 - $426 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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