Overall Rating:

4

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS


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Price as Reviewed:

£330.00

With the summer holiday season fast approaching, Richard Sibley tests Canon’s latest travel compact camera that features a 20x optical zoom, full HD movies and GPS. Read our Canon PowerShot SX260 HS review...

At a glance:

  • 12.1-million-pixel sensor
  • 20x zoom (25-500mm equivalent)
  • Full HD (1080p) video recording
  • GPS
  • Street price around £330

With the summer holiday season fast approaching, Richard Sibley tests Canon’s latest travel compact camera that features a 20x optical zoom, full HD movies and GPS.

Launched earlier this year, the PowerShot SX260 HS is the latest travel zoom compact camera from Canon. The extreme focal lengths of these compact cameras make them an affordable alternative to a DSLR, and perfect for holidaymakers who don’t want to lug around a system camera on their travels.

  • White Balance: Auto, 7 presets, custom
  • Output Size: 4000x3000 pixels
  • Memory Card: SDHC, SDXC, SD
  • LCD: 3in LCD with 461,000 dots
  • AF Points: Tracking, face detection, continuous, single and macro
  • Sensor: 1/2.3in (6.16 x 4.62mm), 12.1-million-pixel, back-illuminated CMOS sensor
  • Exposure Modes: PASM, Smart Auto, 58 scene modes
  • Focal Length Mag: 20x zoom lens
  • Shutter Speeds: 15-1/3200sec
  • File Format: JPEG Superfine/Fine settings
  • Power: Rechargeable Li-Ion NB-6L
  • Weight: 231g (including card and battery)
  • Focusing Modes: Auto, manual, 2 AF sizes
  • Dimensions: 106.3 x 61 x 32.7 mm
  • Metering System: Evaluative, centreweighted, spot
  • RRP: £469.99
  • ISO: 100-3200

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