Close

Loading image...
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
21 Images + 9 Videos

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS Digital Camera

vido.com.ua Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
12.1MP 20x CMOS Dec 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Capture smooth movies and sharp shots with 20x zoom The ideal compact for every family occasion, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a powerful 20x zoom to get you closer to the action, advanced Full HD... More
Prices will go up $42
within 2 weeks. 90% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Amazon US
$286.79
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Amazon US
$329.00
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Amazon US
$138.00
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Amazon US
$209.95
Checked 1 day ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS - Zoom Test 20x
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS Test Video
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS bus ride zoom test video Riga Latvia
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS - testovací video

36 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at PhotographyBlog.com and Vido.com.ua both recommend this Canon camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, gadgetspeak.com and digitalkamera.de the average expert rating of this Canon camera is 79%.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this digital camera rated it as 73 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

Six customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good zoom. E. Smith rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review “The flexibility of a 20x zoom is incredible, especially on a bright day.”. E. Smith also mentioned “Really like the long zoom.”. Ed wrote on Amazon “And the images are certainly sharp even at full zoom”.

A few Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers thought this digital camera had a good lens. E. Smith rated it 4 stars and said in their Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review “I normally prefer a brighter lens, having had an F2 until this.”. One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewer who purchased the product said that it had a good image stabiliser.

Read more Less

Good Quality Pictures

Twenty Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owners reckoned that the product was able to produce good images. A Donohue mentioned “This camera takes excellent photos”. A Donohue also said “Even though I wasn't near the stage it was able to take great photos in different lighting without having to use the flash!”. Three years ago Dave G mentioned “Only if you want great photographs and never use the video mode” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS but even so he only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Several customers said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS was good in low light. Ed mentioned in his Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review “Great for low-light shots” yet he gave the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS a score of 3 stars. Sarah W-B said “A great camera, which is fantastic in low light situations” in her review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good ISO range. Four years ago Ed said in his review of this digital camera “I shot at 800 iso, at full focal length” but despite that he gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars.

Read more Less

Good Size

Some Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers thought this digital camera was compact. Dave G mentioned on Amazon “You will see that within the compact world Sony”. Dave G also said “Ageing Sony HX9v compact camera and wanted a cheap'ish new camera (around”. Ed mentioned on Amazon “For a compact it was certainly great” in his review.

Two customers said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS was a good weight. Richard Allen rated it 5 stars and he said “Great light weight alternative to DSLR when skiing” in his review of this digital camera. Sarah W-B said in her Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review on Amazon “Has some reassuring weight behind it, so it doesn't feel cheap” and rated the product 5 stars.

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was a squeeze to fit in. E. Smith wrote four years ago “I bought a Lowepro Dashpoint 10 Bag for Camera - Slate Grey which fits perfectly, although it's a squeeze when I put a spare battery in” in their review of this digital camera.

Read more Less

Good Product Quality

Eight Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owners wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. E. Smith wrote on Amazon “Have taken around 1,500 shots and am very impressed with the picture quality” in their review. Nicky Payne wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Quality of pictures are clear and true”. Three years ago Richard Allen gave it a very good rating and he wrote on Amazon “I was pleasantly surprised with the image quality of this camera, image stabilisation proved excellent” in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS.

Easy to Use

Several customers who purchased it agreed that it was easy to use. Nicky Payne scored the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon three years ago “Meets my expectations - easy to use for non-professional”. Nicky Payne also wrote “Easy to use, clear instructions, intuitive functions”. Richard Allen scored the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS very highly and he wrote on Amazon “I purchased the SX270 to use as compact alternative to my Canon 7D for a recent ski holiday” in his Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review.

A number of Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Victoria Ward said on Amazon “Amazing camera, loads of great settings on it” and scored the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS very highly.

Read more Less

Good Video Capture

Seven customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS concluded that it was good for video recording. Three years ago Andrew Johnson said on Amazon “It will record about 45 mins to 1 hour of 640 x 480 video (not really too worried about HD myself” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Jack Cooper wrote on Amazon in the same month “Zoom motor sound is clearly picked up in video recording” in his review of this digital camera. John Boland wrote in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS “Also the reputation that it has established on Amazon - I can't fault the cameras photo/video quality” .

Good Technical Features

A few customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it had good features. Rjm said “We have wanted a new compact camera for a while, this is reasonably prices and has loads of features, still getting used to itIt has had limited use so far” in their review. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “The Canon Powershot SX270 HS offers a lot of optical zoom in a compact camera body and has a number of features that the traveller will find appealing.”. Photographyblog.com rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “The SX270 has a 20x, 25-500mm optical zoom lens with built-in anti-shake system that features an enhanced Dynamic IS with 5-axis stablizer”.

Nice Design

Three people concluded that the product was good looking. Jack Cooper mentioned on Amazon “Nevertheless the sound quality instantly ruins the beautiful 1080p/60fps video quality” and rated the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS 80 out of 100. Four years ago Sarah W-B mentioned on Amazon “It looks really nice style wise”.

Canon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 19,820 owner and expert reviews for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has good ratings. We also found that Canon has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range.

Chart

Robust

One customer wrote that this digital camera was reliable. Dave G mentioned “In addition to a Sony A77 I had a very reliable”. One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owner who bought the product thought it was well made.

Good Support

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had good technical guidance.

Good Flash

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good flash. Andrew Johnson mentioned “The flash is surprisingly good really, considering how tiny it is” and rated the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS as very good.

Good Connectivity

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Ed said in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS on Amazon “It does not have panorama, social connectivity is rubbish as i don't want to jump through hoops of fire to get my pics on the social networking sites” however he only rated the product 3 stars.

One person reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Rjm mentioned on Amazon “We did look at the 280 as it has Wi-Fi”.

Read more Less

Quite Large Display Diagonal

Across all the compact cameras that have been around for more than two years the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst compact cameras of this age.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price].

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the SAMSUNG MV900F[pl_1519008_price] (3.3"), or the GC100[pl_2600424_price] (4.8") both from Samsung or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5") which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the X10[pl_1150_price], or the XQ1[pl_1962901_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX270 HS is 9.3x. At 20 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We compared this camera to all the other 20x optical zoom cameras and we think the FinePix F770EXR[pl_383572_price], and the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price] both from Fujifilm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX270 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot SX270 HS.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a built-in flash.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] which has better reviews.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has Eight White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS is more than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Canon camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX270 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this camera.

Chart Edit

Has Five Photo Effectss

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most compact cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX270 HS. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

Chart Edit

Quite High Playback Zoom (max)

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly high playback zoom (max) (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX270 HS. Compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX270 HS have playback zoom (max)s of between 1x and 16x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 9.3x.

Chart Edit

Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot SX270 HS the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm. The PowerShot SX270 HS has one of the longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (500 millimeters) amongst compact cameras of this age.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Combined Zoom

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a quite big combined zoom (80 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot SX270 HS. The combined zooms of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS range from 3x to 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 50x.

Chart Edit

2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Extra/Smart Zoom

The average extra/Smart zoom of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX270 HS is 27x, and the extra/Smart zooms range from 1.3x to 96x. With an extra/Smart zoom of 40 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX270 HS has one of the bigger extra/Smart zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the PowerShot SX270 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot SX270 HS.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of camera.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras of this spec and age. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon camera.

Chart Edit

Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 6,400, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS is 3, the highest is 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800.

Chart Edit

Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 461,000 pixels, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS. The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 230 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels.

Chart Edit

Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this digital camera.

Chart Edit

TFT Display

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a TFT display which is better than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of this age and type have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS the display ranges from LCD to AMOLED.

Chart Edit

Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Quite Short Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of only 0.0005 seconds, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a very short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. Comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have flash sync-speeds of between 0.0005s and 10s.

Chart Edit

19 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

Some Canon PowerShot SX270 HS reviewers who reviewed it thought it did not have a good battery life. Jack Cooper wrote in his review of the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS “Battery life is appalling; there's no other word to describe it”. Kf "m" mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX270 HS review on Amazon three years ago “What is the point if the battery life is pathetic”. Robin Brockway gave it a score of 20 out of 100 and he wrote “Same battery problem” in his review.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon PowerShot SX270 HS owner said in their reviews that it was not noisy. Four years ago Ed gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars and he mentioned in his review “The noise was not noticeable.”.

Does Not Support Video Capability

Most digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS do not support video capability. The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video capability including the X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix JX500[pl_1672380_price] both from Fujifilm.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the PowerShot SX270 HS has one of the lower megapixels amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The average megapixel of compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 14MP.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 12.1MP digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the PowerShot N[pl_1478196_price], the SX240 HS[pl_410378_price], or the S110[pl_1462073_price] all from Canon.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to look at the Coolpix P340[pl_2197142_price] (12.2MP), or the Coolpix P330[pl_1724102_price] (12.2MP) both from Nikon or the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (12.4MP) which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX270 HS also do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The PowerShot SX270 HS does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of this type and age also do not support wi-Fi.

Other cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price], or the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX270 HS are not 3D. The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras of this age and spec do not have a GPS (satellite). The PowerShot SX270 HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Panasonic DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price], or the Canon S110[plb_1462073_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not Waterproof

The PowerShot SX270 HS is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

Chart Edit

Heavy

Compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot SX270 HS have weights of between 20g and 840g, and the average weight is 170g. The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS is one of the heavier digital cameras of this age and spec (227 grams) amongst compact cameras of this age.

Chart Edit

Only One Auto Focus (AF) Points

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 255 auto Focus (AF) pointss, including the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS which has one auto Focus (AF) points.

Chart Edit

Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This camera has a still image resolution(s) of 4:3 - (L) 4000 x 3000| (M1) 2816 x 2112| (M2) 1600 x 1200| (S) 640 x 480|16:9 - (L) 4000 x 2248| (M1) 2816 x 1584| (M2) 1920 x 1080| (S) 640 x 360|3:2 - (L) 4000 x 2664| (M1) 2816 x 1880| (M2) 1600 x 1064| (S) 640 x 424|1:1 - (L) 2992 x 2992| (M1) 2112 x 2112| (M2) 1200 x 1200| (S) 480 x 480, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Only Features Six Flash Modess

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

Chart Edit

Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the PowerShot SX270 HS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds LC-AAC are also supported by this Canon camera.

Chart Edit

Only Two Number of Aspheric Elementss

Most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 14 number of aspheric elementss, including the PowerShot SX270 HS which has two number of aspheric elementss.

Chart Edit

Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot SX270 HS is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this age and spec.

Chart Edit

Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This digital camera has a resolution at capture speed of 320×240@240fps|1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps|1920x1080@60fps|640x480@120fps|640x480@30fps, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.5) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot SX270 HS the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

Chart Edit

Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance

At 0.05 meters, the PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly large closest focusing distance compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The closest focusing distances of compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX270 HS range from 0.01m to 0.2m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.039m.

Chart Edit

3 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot SX270 HS over two years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot N[plb_1478196_price], or the Nikon P500[plb_1066460_price].

If this digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (5x) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot SX270 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a better sensor type then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (CCD and higher rated), or the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (CCD and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Data Network
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

2 Awards

vido.com.ua Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(10)
28 March 2014

Cameras that fit in a pocket or purse are often considered only for novices, not so this offering from Canon is one of their PowerShot range that used to be larger in size until they swapped to... Read more…

18 December 2013

The Canon Powershot SX270 HS offers a lot of optical zoom in a compact camera body and has a number of features that the traveller will find appealing, but lacks GPS and Wi-Fi, which is found on...

13 September 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon PowerShot SX270 HS camera is a new travel-zoom camera that replaces the SX260 HS model. The SX270 has a 20x, 25-500mm optical zoom lens with built-in anti-shake system that features an... Read more…

28 June 2013

Nous reprochions au SX260 HS son manque d'innovation par rapport au SX230 HS . Cependant, l'appareil avait récolté une bonne note en raison d'un comportement sain et efficace sur le c?ur... Read more…

18 July 2014

Er zijn natuurlijk ook compactcamera's te koop voor minder dan 100 euro, maar behalve dat je dan 8 of 10 keer in kunt zoomen, zullen veel foto's niet veel beter zijn dan die je met een smartphone... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

User Reviews

(51)
Reviewed 14 January 2014 by John Boland
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered two of these SX270HS's with high expectations from reading online reviews and also the reputation that it has established on Amazon - I can't fault the cameras photo/video quality but it... Read more…

Reviewed 16 June 2013 by E. Smith
(Verified Purchase)

I've had Canons for many years, Ixus's, a G10 and a D350, but I've never had a so-called travel zoom with a long lens. I normally prefer a brighter lens, having had an F2 until this, but the Digic... Read more…

Reviewed 13 December 2013 by Sarah W-B
(Verified Purchase)

I am giving this camera 4 and 1/2 stars, but it won't let you put in the half! This is a great camera, it is compact, but has some reassuring weight behind it, so it doesn't feel cheap. It looks... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2014 by Dave G

Well here you are looking for a new camera and wanting to find out more about the Canon SX270HS, should you buy one ?, in short; yes, but only if you want great photographs and never use the video... Read more…

Reviewed 22 June 2013 by Ed
(Verified Purchase)

As the title says, i took some pics at the recent Pet Shop Boys concert at the London o2 and it turned out great. I come from a dSLR and SLR background, so i'm not easily impressed. Of course it... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 11 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon p221301, info 8228b011, canon p221301p, info 8228b011a, info 8228b011aa, canon 8228b011aa
Barcodes 04054842255131, 05053973050218, 05053973870199, 08714574598635, 08714574598666, 08714574598673, 08714574598697

See How Other Digital Cameras Compare to the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

X-Q1 vs PowerShot SX270 HS

Fujifilm X-Q1 vs Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
Fujifilm X-Q1 Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
$ 223.99 $286.79
$63 Cheaper
Two More Awards
Hugely Better Review from Ephotozine
Smaller Minimum Aperture
Four Times Shorter Maximum Focal Length
Smaller Combined Zoom

PowerShot SX610 HS vs PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
$ 225.99 $286.79
$61 Cheaper
One More Awards
Nine Auto Focus Points
Considerably Better User Reviews
30fps Lower JPEG Frame Rate
Lower Maximum ISO Speed

WB350F vs PowerShot SX270 HS

Samsung WB350F vs Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
Samsung WB350F Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
$ 199.99 $286.79
$87 Cheaper
User Reviews Are Appreciably Better
One Hundred More Shots Per Battery Charge
4.2MP Higher Megapixel Count
30fps Lower JPEG Frame Rate
Lower Maximum ISO Speed
Feedback