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
Great battery life
Battery life
320 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×33 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

galleries

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

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Travel zoom

$100

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

Zoom Much more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Size Much larger

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$260 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$340

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

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