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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

50

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

48

Runner-up

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

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
340 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Slightly smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Travel zoom

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$265

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$628

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$180

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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