Canon SX260 HS Light Field Camera


What does the 59% ReviewGist Score mean?

Going by the low ReviewGist score of 59% that Canon SX260 has received, you are advised to buy with caution. This is because even though the Canon SX260 has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 31 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include stars), stars), and
  • Released 2 years 7 months ago (Mar 2012) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type Standard Point and Shoot
Image Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Optical Zoom 20.0 x
Resolution 12.1 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 3.0 in.
HD Recording Format 720p (HDTV), 1080p (HDTV), 480p
Digital Zoom 4.0 x
Focal Length 4.5 - 90.0 mm
Focus Range 2 in. to Infinity (w) / 12 in. to Infinity (t)
Focus Type Autofocus, Continuous AF, AF Tracking, Face Detection, TTL
Interchangeable Lens Not Interchangeable Lens
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 4000 x 2248, 2816 x 1584, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360
Image Sensor Size 7.7 mm
Video Format H.264, MOV
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480
Video Speed 24.0 fps
Exposure Control
Aperture Range f3.5/ f6.8 (w/t)
Frames Per Second 2.4 Frames
Shutter Speed 15-1/3200 sec.
White Balance Automatic, Presets, Custom, Daylight, Tungsten light, Underwater, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Fluorescent light (daylight)
Min. ISO Speed 100.0
Max. ISO Speed 3200.0
Compression Type AVI (MPEG-4) Motion JPEG (AVI) IMA-ADPCM
Memory Type SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC card
Flash Functions Fill-in mode, Slow synchro, Auto mode, Flash OFF mode, Red-eye reduction
Flash Type Pop-up flash
ISO Speeds ISO 3200, ISO 1600, ISO 800, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO auto
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 3.0 in.
Touchscreen Panel Not Touchscreen Panel
Interface Type USB
Video Interface Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Life 230.0 Images
Battery Type NB-6L
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Built-in Microphone
Built-in Speaker Not Built-in Speaker
Self Timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec.
Tripod Mount Not Tripod Mount
Depth 1.28 in.
Height 2.4 in.
Weight 0.5 lb.
Width 4.18 in.
Exterior Color Red, Green
Family Line Canon PowerShot
Included Accessories USB Cable, Cases & Straps
Product ID 122888389
Waterproof Not Waterproof
System Requirements
Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, Apple Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows XP
ReviewGist ID 68895,122888389
-958036006, 958036052, 958036051

Manufacturer Description

Ultra-slim Camera with powerful 20x Optical Zoom, Optical Image Stabilization and 25mm Wide-Angle Lens.
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