Canon Powershot SX280 HS

  • Canon Powershot SX280 HS
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Based on 23 scores, 27 reviews available
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    4
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The Canon Powershot SX280 HS replaces the SX260 HS model. It features a 12.1MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor, a 20x, 25-500mm optical zoom lens with built-in anti-shake system, and the new DIGIC VI processor which gives the SX280 HS unique low light capabilities. The Canon SX280 HS also offers on-board GPS and built-in Wi-Fi.

Expert reviews and ratings

By The Imaging Resource on -

Optics and image stabilization. Like its predecessor, the SX280 HS features a 20x optical zoom -- with a range of 25mm wide to 500mm tele equivalents and maximum apertures from f/3.5 to f/6.8 -- which zoomed in and out relatively quickly and quietly...

By GadgetSpeak on 84

This has 20x optical zoom and its added weight is well distributed to make it holdable even with a substantial amount of zoom. While some may consider that 12.1MP is a little ‘small’ it is all down to the quality of the CMOS...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Not perfect, but class-leading photo and video quality plus some great...

By Steves Digicams on -

By Josh Fate Canon's PowerShot SX280 is one of the most versatile of the compact point-n-shoot models in the PowerShot lineup. Sporting a 20x optical zoom lens, 12.1-Megapixel HS CMOS imaging sensor and the new DIGIC VI processor, its power and image...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

What is the Canon PowerShot SX280HS? It's not difficult to see why travel zoom range compacts have proved so popular over recent times. The combination of a large zoom, manual controls, a good level of image quality and other advanced features, all in a...

By reviewed.com on 82

Aside from improved handling characteristics and the addition of WiFi features, the SX280 is almost entirely inferior to its predecessor. Sharpness—worse. Color accuracy—worse. Noise reduction—worse. And the performance metrics that didn't decrease have...

By DigitalCameraReview on 70

The SX280 HS is a compact, well designed, sturdy, and easy to use point and shoot digital camera with a 20x zoom. Compared to its competition, the biggest difference would seem to be in the resolution arena with Canon sticking with a reasonable...

By cnet on 80

Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

The Canon Powershot SX280 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 both GPS and Wi-Fi. Image quality is very good with excellent colours and good levels of...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

The Canon PowerShot SX280 HS camera is a new travel-zoom camera that replaces the SX260 HS model. The SX280 has a 20x, 25-500mm optical zoom lens with built-in anti-shake system that features an enhanced Dynamic IS video mode with 5-axis stablizer....

By techradar.com/au/ on 80

Buying Guide Best compact camera Canon's SX280 is a very appealing proposition for anybody looking for a decent travel compact camera that offers lots of control over different settings, as well as a high zoom ratio and pocket-friendly proportions....

By Digital Trends on 70

When it comes to compact superzooms, Canon puts together a pretty impressive list of specs with the Powershot SX280. Cameras like this show the performance and features of advanced point-and-shoots continue to evolve and there's still a place for them...

By PC Mag on 80

The Canon PowerShot SX280 HS puts 20x zoom in your pocket, along with Wi-Fi, GPS, and 1080p60 video capture. It's an ideal travel camera, and earns our Editors' Choice...

By Camera Labs on 15

The Canon PowerShot SX280 HS is a good, solid super-zoom camera with pretty good control, quality and features. Sticking to 12 Megapixels has allowed Canon to deliver image quality that's a little better than its rivals without missing out on fine...

By Pocket-lint on -

Canon's latest travel zoom compact, the PowerShot SX280 HS, updates 2012's SX260 model with Wi-Fi and is the very first Canon camera to boast the latest Digic 6...

International Review By Computer Bild on 75

Wenn es ums Fotografieren und Ausstattung geht, machen Smartphones kompakten Digitalkameras ernsthafte Konkurrenz. Doch mit ihrem Riesen-Zoom hat die Canon PowerShot SX280 HS keine Probleme sich zu...

International Review By besteproduct.nl on 80

Laten we in de inleiding maar gewoon eens met de deur in huis vallen: de Canon Powershot SX280HS is een heel fijne compactcamera die voor veel verschillende mensen interessant is. Waarom? Lees en bekijk onze uitgebreide Canon Powershot SX280 HS...

International Review By Alt om DATA on 70

Selvom de fleste oftere griber mobiltelefonen end et rigtigt kamera, har de de små kompaktkameraer alligevel deres berettigelse. Der er plads til bedre billedmekanik i de dedikerede kameraer, og Canon viser her på fornem vis, hvor flotte billeder det er...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on -

Die seit März 2013 zu einer unverbindlichen Preisempfehlung von 349 Euro erhältliche Canon PowerShot SX280 HS misst 106,4 mal 62,8 mal 32,6 mm auf und wiegt inklusive Akku und Speicherkarte 233 Gramm. Bei Brennweiten zwischen 4,5 und 90 Millimetern...

International Review By Das Digitalkamera-Magazin on 88

Mit der Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Hands-On-Video) bringt Canon ein leicht überarbeitetes Modell auf den Markt und betreibt damit eine kleine Produktpflege. Wirkliche Neuheiten sucht man fast vergebens, nur mit der höheren Bildrate der Videos setzt...