The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS features 20x optical zoom (25-500mm equiv.), a 3.0-in. (461k-dot) LCD, Continuous Shooting of 10fps, AUTO, PASM, Scene Modes, built-in Flash, and Full HD Movie 1920 x 1080 @ 24fps with stereo sound.
The ultra wide-angle allows you to capture wide landscapes, while the long telephoto is great for sports and wildlife shooting. Optical Image Stabilization helps stabilizes the camera at the long focal lengths. A dedicated Movie Button allows you to start recording movies instantly. You can use the full range of optical zoom when you’re shooting a video and the electronic wind filter suppresses wind noise.
Smart AUTO and Scene Modes make the SX260 HS an easy point-and-shoot camera, while more advanced users can use PASM for full control. The PowerShot SX260 HS is equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to allow you to automatically record the locations and local times of your stills and videos. A special bundled Map Utility software displays the locations of each photo on a world map and even tracks your route from photo to photo. You can create and share custom maps and personal mini-travel guides with friends and family members.
The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is a compact ultra zoom that is packed with practical features to allow you to capture great stills and movies. Built-in GPS and the Map Utility software make the SX260 HS a perfect travel camera.
|Canon SX260 HS||
|US | CA | UK|
|Image Sensor||12.1 Megapixels, 1/2.3-in. CMOS|
|Maximum Aperture||f/3.5 (W) – f/6.8 (T)|
|Optical Zoom||20x (25-500mm, equiv.)|
|Media||SD / SDHC / SDXC|
|Shutter Speed||1-1/3200 sec.
15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
|Continuous Shooting||Normal: Approx. 2.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 10.3 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst HQ mode)
|Shooting Modes||Auto, PASM, Scene Modes|
|Exposure Metering||Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot|
|ISO sensitivity||Auto, ISO 100-3200 (in P mode)|
|Macro||Normal: 2.0 in (5cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) – infinity (T)
Auto: 2.0 in (5cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) – infinity (T)
Macro AF: 2.0 in – 1.6 ft. (5-50cm) (W)
|Autofocus||Contrast TTL AF system|
|White Balance||Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom|
|Display Monitor||3.0 in. LCD, 461k-dot|
|Movie||[Full HD] 1,920 x 1,080 24fps with stereo sound|
|Battery||Li-ion Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit CA-DC40)
Approx. 230 shots
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||106.3 x 61.0 x 32.7 mm / 4.19 x 2.40 x 1.29 in.|
|Weight||Approx. 208g / 7.34 oz (Body only)
Approx. 231g / 8.15 oz (includes battery and memory card)
|MSRP||US $349.99 / CAD $ / UK £ / EUR € RRP|
*Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. Please consult manufacturer’s site for latest specifications.
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