Canon PowerShot Specs | SX260 HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot Specs | Canon PowerShot SX260 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera Specifications and Features

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Digital Camera Features

  • 12.1 MP High-Sensitivity 1/2.3-Inch CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 5 Image Processor Producing Noise Reduced Clearer Images
  • 3-inch TFT Color LCD with Wide Viewing Angle
  • Ultra-slim Camera with  1-1/4 inches Thickness
  • 5 hours Battery Life of Photo-shooting and Playback
  • 25 mm Wide-Angle Lens with UA Lens Technology
  • Lens can Capture the Full Breadth of Scenes
  • Genuine Canon Optics
  • Canon HS System to Get Beautiful Lowlight Shots with Minimal Noise and Maximum Detail
  • HS Incorporates Advanced Light Reception Technology to Enhance Sensitivity
  • Clear Low-light Performance
  • 20x Optical Zoom
  • 4x Digital Zoom
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with 20x Image Stabilized Zoom 25mm Wide-angle Lens and 1080p Full-HD Video

  • 80x Combined Zoom
  • Both Optical and Digital Zoom together with Optical Intelligent Image Stabilization
  • Optical Intelligent Image Stabilization Delivers Bright and Vivid Images with Spectacular Clarity
  • Intelligent IS analyzes Camera Movement and Applies the Best Shake Correction Method for the Shooting Situation
  • Reduces Camera Shake and Vibration reduced to Get Sharper and Steadier Images
  • Also, Excellent Image Quality even in Difficult Shooting Situations like Outdoors at Dusk, inside without Flash and even at Telephoto without tripod
  • SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card and SDXC Memory Card Supported
  • 1080 Full HD Video Recording capturing 24 frames per second with Stereo Sound
  • Crisp Clear High Definition Video
  • Dedicated Movie Button to Start and Stop Recording Instantly
  • Electronic Wind Filter to Suppresses Wind noise that can Muffle or Distort the Sound
  • Sophisticated Advancements with Smart AUTO Modes including 58 Predefined Shooting Situations
  • New FACE Identification Mode to Allow to Prioritize Pre-registered Faces
  • High-Speed Burst HQ for Continuous Image Capture at Maximum of 10 frames per second
  • GPS tracker to Record Shooting Locations to Later Put Photos and Videos up on Map via Canon’s Software
  • HDTV Playback via Camera HDMI output
  • HDMI-CEC Technology to Control the Camera Playback of Images and Videos on any CEC-enabled HDTV using the TV Remote
  • 720p HD Movie Digest Feature Recording  4 sec Video Clips before stills to Capture the Mood and Ambiance of Special Days
  • iFrame Format Support to speeds up importing and editing of videos on Computers Apple or PC
  • Ultra-slim Camera with  1-1/4 inches Thickness

Canon PowerShot Specs | Canon PowerShot SX260 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera Full Specifications

  • Image Sensor

Image Sensor: 1/2.3″ CMOS

Gross Pixels: Approx. 12.8 MP

Effective Pixels: 12.1 MP

Resolution [16:9]: (Large) 4000 x 2248, (Medium 1) 2816 x 1584, (Medium 2) 1920 x 1080, (Small) 640 x 360

Resolution [3:2]: (Large) 4000 x 2664, (Medium 1) 2816 x 1880, (Medium 2) 1600 x 1064, (Small) 640 x 424

Resolution [4:3]: (Large) 4000 x 3000, (Medium 1) 2816 x 2112, (Medium 2) 1600 x 1200, (Small) 640 x 480

Resolution [1:1]: (Large) 2992 x 2992, (Medium 1) 2112 x 2112. (Medium 2) 1200 x 1200, (Small) 480 x 480

Image Stabilization: Optical Image Stabilization

  • Lens | Canon PowerShot Specs SX260 HS

Optical Zoom: 20X

Digital Zoom: 4X

Wide Angle: 25 mm

Focal Length: 4.5 (W) – 90.0 (T) mm (35 mm film equivalent: 25-500 mm)

Aperture: f/3.5 (W) – f/6.8 (T)

  • Shutter

Shutter Speed: 1-1/3200 sec., 15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Self-timer: Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom

  • Focus

Focus Type: TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus

Auto Focus: Yes

Manual Focus: Yes

Normal Focus Range: 2.0 in (5cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) – infinity (T)

Macro Focus Range: Macro AF: 2.0 in – 1.6 ft. (5-50cm) (W)

  • Flash | Canon PowerShot Specs SX260 HS

Flash Mode: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off

Flash Range: 1.6 ft. – 11 ft. (W), 3.3 – 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm – 3.5m (W), (1.0 – 2.0m (T))

  • Exposure

Exposure Control: Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock

Exposure Compensation for Still Images: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Exposure Compensation for Videos: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)

Metering System: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot

Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (in P mode)

  • White Balance

White Balance: Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom

  • Viewfinder and Monitor

LCD: 3.0 in. and  461K pixels

  • Continuous Drive

Normal: Approx. 2.4 shots/sec. (in P mode), Approx. 10.3 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst HQ mode)

AF: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode), Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

LV: Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode), Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

  • Shooting Modes | Canon PowerShot Specs SX260 HS

Manual, Aperture-priority, Shutter-priority, Program, Live View Control, Auto, Easy, Movie Digest, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist, Creative Filters, Miniature Effect for Stills & Video, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Discreet, iFrame Movie

  • Playback

Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition Effects, Scroll Display, Active Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Image Search, Movie Digest, Slideshow (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)

Still Images: Single, Index (6-130 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i- Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning

Videos: Normal Playback, Skip Backward, Previous Frame, Next Frame, Skip Forward

  • HDTV Output

HDTV Output: Yes

  • Recording System

File Formats: JPEG (EXIF 2.3)

Storage Media: SD / SDHC / SDXC Card

  • Movie | Canon PowerShot Specs SX260 HS

Movie Format: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM  2-channel Stereo)

Movie Recording (iFrame Movie, Video made in Movie Digest mode): 1280 x 720 (30 fps)

Movie Recording (Super Slow Motion Movie): 640 x 480, 320 x 240

Movie Recording (Miniature Effect): 1280 x 720, 640 x 480

Movie Recording (Other than the above): 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)

Maximum Recording Resolution: 1920 x 1080

  • Interface



  • Battery and Battery Life

Battery: Battery Pack NB-6L

Battery Life: Approx. 230 shots

  • Geanral Warranty

Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year

Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

  • What’s in the Box | Canon PowerShot Specs SX260 HS

PowerShot SX260 HS Body

Battery Pack NB-6L

Battery Charger CB-2LY

Wrist Strap WS-DC11

USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU

Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

Documents and Quick Info


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