Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

  • Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
83
Based on 28 scores, 38 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    18
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Wellstabilized 20X zoom lens (25mm to 500mm).
  • Very good image and video quality.
  • Wide array of options for any level of shooter.

Cons:

  • No RAW mode.
  • Mediocre battery life, especially with GPS Logger.

Expert reviews and ratings

By reviewed.com on 92

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By reviewed.com on 92

Canon's SX260 HS has posted the best scores of any travel zoom camera that we've tested so far in 2012, and we think there's a pretty good chance it will carry this title all the way to our end of the year awards. But test scores aside, we...

By The Imaging Resource on -

We felt very comfortable using the Canon SX260, confident that what we saw on the LCD viewfinder was what we were capturing on the memory card. Still pictures were very consistent: perfectly exposed, sharply focused, displaying great detail and good...

By TechRadar on 80

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS's 25-500mm equivalent zoom range surpasses the Panasonic TZ30's 24-480mm reach at the top end, although the Canon SX260 HS's sensor, at 12.1MP, comes up short against the Panasonic's 14MP resolution. Not that...

By Computeractive on -

The adage about a jack of all trades being a master of none generally holds true for digital cameras. Some excel in low light, others have a big zoom for capturing distant subjects, but to get both you usually have to put up with a bulky camera. The...

By Steves Digicams on -

Canon has carved a nice niche for itself in the intermediate camera market. Its more advanced PowerShot models remain relatively thin, but carry nice features, such as large zoom lenses and large LCD screens.The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is another...

By PC World on 80

The 20X-optical-zoom PowerShot SX260 HS does many things well. It's as close as a compact camera can get to being "one size fits all," thanks to very good image quality and a great mix of options for novices and experienced...

By T3 Magazine on 80

With every camera manufacturer fielding a ‘travel zoom' this summer – the pitch being that you get a much longer lens reach than your Smartphone can manage, but the actual camera will still fit in a pocket – Canon has entered the...

By evogadget.com on -

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS can become your next best friend. The upgrade it received in terms of looks, features, specs and performance make this compact megazoom one to keep in mind for future...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 100

The SX260 HS is an all-singing, all-dancing advanced compact camera. It has every setting anyone could want, a huge zoom lens and impressive image quality to boot Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and...

By Pocket-lint on 80

The SX260 HS has got almost everything right. Image quality is among the best in its class and is only slightly marred by colour fringing. Overall performance is quick off the mark, though could do with the addition of a touchscreen and some more...

By Buy-n-Shoot on 80

For under $500 the Canon Powershot SX260 does more than you’d expect. It has many unique features that set it aside from other similar priced models such as GPS and iFrame Video. It has the highest build quality and the highest quality materials....

By Trusted Reviews on -

12.1MP backside-illuminated CMOS sensor 20x optical zoom (equiv to 25-500mm in 35mm terms) 1080/24p Full HD movie recording Built-in GPS functionality Creative Control digital filters 10fps High-Speed Burst Shooting The Canon SX260 HS is the latest...

By What Digital Camera on 88

Canon's latest High Sensitivity snapper, the SX260 HS, updates last year's SX230 HS model and is designed to be the perfect travel companion in all lighting conditions. It features a remarkable suite of snapping equipment including a 20x optical...

By Camera Labs on 85

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS / SX260 HS review The Canon PowerShot SX240 HS and SX260 HS are Canon's 2012 pocket super-zoom replacements for the PowerShot SX230 HS. The headline feature with pocket super-zooms is obviously the optical range and Canon...

By Tech2 on 70

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By CNET UK on 80

Packed with features, including over 50 scene modes, GPS, a long zoom and an HD mode worthy of the name, the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is one of the most capable pocket cameras on sale right...

By Expert Reviews on 100

A little slow and focus could be sharper, but otherwise this is an outstanding, highly versatile all-rounder...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

The new Canon PowerShot SX260 HS travel-zoom narrows the gap to the market-leading Panasonic TZ series by offering a much longer zoom, more features and fixing some of the issues that afflicted its predecessor. Full 1080p HD movies make the SX260 HS...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

The Canon Powershot SX260 HS offers a lot of optical zoom in a compact camera body and has a number of features that the traveller will find appealing including GPS with GPS logging. Full HD video is available with stereo sound and optical zoom as well...