Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

66

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

59

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

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

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Sony Cyber-Shot HX60V

Travel zoom

$297

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$647

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

$391

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$437

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$319

Size Much smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$445 - $448 body only

$409 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
PowerShot SX260 HS
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