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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

$49.10
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS number 5 across all digital cameras and number 111 in best selling cameras.
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284 Reviews + 13 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
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Features
Fully-Featured
89
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 89?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 88%, based on 284 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash

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How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS?

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is 106.3mm wide and 61mm tall. It is 32.7mm deep and weighs 208g.

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Breathtakingly Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $49.10 it is still in the cheapest 29% of cameras.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the PowerShot SX260 HS of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 82% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS of 20x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 79% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the PowerShot SX260 HS of 3.5 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX260 HS has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The PowerShot SX260 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200 is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 38% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The PowerShot SX260 HS's camera shutter speed of only 0.000313s is slower than 73% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot SX260 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The weight of the PowerShot SX260 HS of 208g is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 52% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the PowerShot SX260 HS of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 20% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The PowerShot SX260 HS has an orientation sensor. 92% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Only 230 Battery Life

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Network Ready

The PowerShot SX260 HS is network ready, which is unusual. 99% of cameras are not network ready.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the PowerShot SX260 HS is 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Supports Custom Colours

The PowerShot SX260 HS supports custom colours. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The PowerShot SX260 HS has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The PowerShot SX260 HS supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX260 HS's maximum aperture number of 6.8 is larger than 88% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The PowerShot SX260 HS features multi burst mode. 87% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Live View

The PowerShot SX260 HS supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The PowerShot SX260 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 87% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot SX260 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot SX260 HS has a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PowerShot SX260 HS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The PowerShot SX260 HS features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pshotsx260hsgry, canon 6196b001, canon 5900b001, canon sx280hs, canon sx260hs, canon w20x, 6194b009aa

Barcodes:

00013803146448, 00013803146462, 00013803146479, 00138031464628, 00138031464796, 00151903416204, 00714574580432, 00714574580470, 00745449871599, 03610170846253, 04960999842844, 08714574580432, 08714574580449, 08714574580470, 08714574580487, 08714574580500, 08714574580517, 08714574580524, 08714574580555, 08714574580562, 08714574583570, 08714574583594, 08714574583617, 08714574583631

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