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

67

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

60

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

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 DSC-HX10V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Travel zoom

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Zoom Less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Smaller
Zoom Less zoom

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$229 - $230

Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly smaller
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Travel zoom

$279

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30

Waterproof

$245 - $300

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Waterproof Waterproof
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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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