Wellstabilized 20X zoom lens (25mm to 500mm).
Very good image and video quality.
Wide array of options for any level of shooter.
Image quality (at wider focal lengths).
20x optical zoom lens in such a compact camera.
Full HD video with Stereo sound.
Value for money.
Easy to navigate physical and in-camera user interface.
Loaded with features: filters, GPS, manual, presets, pop-up flash, etc.
Very good photo quality for the compact ultra zoom category.
Packs a 20X, 25 500 mm lens into a compact and stylish body.
Optical image stabilization.
Camera will select the appropriate IS mode for the situation.
High resolution 3inch LCD.
No RAW mode.
Mediocre battery life, especially with GPS Logger.
Lack of sharpness when zoomed.
Pop up flash in poor position.
Image quality isnít the best for the price.
Photos a bit soft and fuzzy.
Autofocus performance lags behind the competition.
Camera struggled to focus.
By The Imaging Resource on July 27, 2012
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 July 24, 2012
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...80
By Computeractive on July 09, 2012
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 June 05, 2012
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 pcworld.com_techhive.com on June 04, 2012
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...80
By T3 Magazine on June 01, 2012
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...80
By evogadget.com on June 01, 2012
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 May 30, 2012
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...100
By Pocket-lint on May 29, 2012
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...80
By Buy-n-Shoot on May 23, 2012
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....80