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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS review

A talented travel camera packing a far-reaching 25-500mm zoom

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS review

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Wireless LANNo
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
GPSYes
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyPowerShot SX
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom20x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesLive View, Self-timer, Wink Detection, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)231 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE, REACH, ENERGY STAR
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height61 mm
Width106.3 mm
Depth32.7 mm
Product SeriesSX
Focal Length4.50 mm to 90 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelSX260 HS
Product NamePowerShot SX260 HS Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number5900B012AA
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

With 20x optical zoom to get you closer, Full HD movies and GPS to track locations, the compact PowerShot SX260 HS is the ideal travel companion. HS System and Intelligent IS ensure superb results.

Package Contents
  • PowerShot SX260 HS Compact Camera
  • NB-6L Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • Charger
Limited Warranty1 Year