Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Review

4.5
April 16, 2012 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

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The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is the latest travel-zoom camera to hit the market, offering a 14x zoom lens and a sensible 12 megapixel back-illuminated image sensor. Other key features of the Canon SX230 include built-in GPS< a 3 inch LCD screen, full 1080p HD movies with stereo sound, a range of hand-holding modes for beginners, and full manual controls for more experienced users. Read our in-depth Canon PowerShot SX230 HS in-depth review to find out if this is the only camera that you need.

Casio EX-H30

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The new Casio EX-H30 is the latest travel-zoom camera for 2011, sporting a 12.5x lens and a 16 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Casio H30G include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and impressive 1,000-shot battery life. Read our Casio EX-H30 review to find out if it can beat the competition...

Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR

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The FinePix F600EXR is the latest travel-zoom camera from Fujifilm, sporting a 15x lens with a versatile focal range of 24-360mm. The 16 megapixel F600 EXR features a quick auto-focus system, full 1080p movies, built-in GPS, 3 inch LCD screen and 8fps continuous shooting. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix F600EXR review to find out if this is the ultimate compact camera...

Nikon Coolpix S9100

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The Nikon Coolpix S9100 is a new travel-zoom compact camera sporting a whopping 18x zoom lens with a focal range of 25-450mm. Also featuring a sensible 12 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen and 1080p Full HD movies, the Nikon S9100 certainly offers a lot on paper, but how does it shape up in reality? Read our in-depth Nikon Coolpix S9100 review to find out.

Olympus VR-320

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The new Olympus VR-320 is an affordable travel-zoom camera with a 12.5x, 24-300mm lens and a 14 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Olympus VR-320 include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and a 1cm super macro mode. Priced at £159.99 / $179.99, is the VR-320 just too cheap to be true? Read our in-depth Olympus VR-320 review to find out...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30

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The Lumix DMC-TZ30 is Panasonic's new premium travel-zoom compact camera for 2012. The TZ30 (also known as the ZS20) packs a 14 megapixel high-sensitivity MOS sensor, 20x zoom lens, 3 inch LCD touch-screen, 1080p HD movies, 10fps burst shooting and full manual controls into its pocketable body. Read our Panasonic DMC-TZ30 / ZS20 review to find out if it's the best travel zoom camera on the market.

Pentax Optio RZ18

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The Pentax Optio RZ18 is a new travel-zoom camera with an 18x zoom lens and a 16 megapixel sensor. Also on offer are 720p HD movies, a 3-inch LCD screen and optical image stabilisation, all for under £199 / $299. Read our in-depth Pentax Optio RZ18 review now...

Samsung WB750

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The Samsung WB750 is a brand new travel-zoom camera with a compelling list of features. The WB750 offers a wide-angle 18x zoom lens, 12.5 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, 1080p video recording, 3 inch LCD screen and full manual controls. Read our in-depth Samsung WB750 review to find out if it's a real contender for the travel zoom crown.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V is a new travel-zoom compact camera that seemingly offers all of the latest must-have features. A 16x 24-384mm Sony G lens, built-in GPS tracking, full 1080p high-definition video with stereo sound, a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D photos, and SD memory card support are all present and correct. Read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX9V review to find out if all this adds up to a great camera...

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