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"
Really small
Size
Compact (106×61×33 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$340

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$207 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$263

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$500

Movie format Lower resolution movies

discussion

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