Review : Canon PowerShot SX260 12.1 mp HS Digital Camera

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is the perfect travel companion with, for a digital camera this size, an incredibly huge 20x Optical Zoom, 25mm wide angle lens and GPS technology. The camera will remember where you have been with the log function and display using Google Maps. The PowerShot SX260 HS also offers versatile shooting in a slim body with a 12.1 Megapixel High Sensitivity CMOS Sensor perfect for low-light situations and Full High Definition video. Simply switch to Manual Controland have the flexibility in your shooting settings to get more creative.


Movie Feature – captures full high definition video with audio up to 1920×1080 at 24fps, or iFrame Movie at 1280×720 at 30fps. It features a dedicated movie button, super slow-motion video at 120 or 240 fps (frames per second), miniature effect, and intelligent image stabilisation. Recording length: expect to get around 30 mins at full resolution on an 8GB card.


* SDHC Memory Cards and SDXC Memory Cards can be used only in equipment that is compatible with their respective formats. We recommend class 4 or higher memory cards for recording high definition video.

Travel the world with the new PowerShot SX260 HS digital camera. Its GPS technology will automatically tag your photos with time and locations. You can even view all the photos’ locations on a map by using Canon’s special bundled software.
20x Optical zoom with 25mm wide-angle
A powerful 20x optical zoom and a 25mm wide-angle lens provides a wide range of shooting possibilities that are great for travelling and everyday photography.
Intelligent IS
The latest advance in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation.
Supports iFrame
Equipped GPS technology, the PowerShot SX260 HS automatically record the locations and local times of your photographs and videos so users can create and share custom maps–like personal mini-travel guide with friends and family members to give them ideas on what to see and do when they visit a particular destination.

If you decide to go for this amazing camera odds are you will get out in the big great outdoors and night get …hmmm…lost:) No offence but it happens. When you are out there trying to take that one last perfect shot you stop paying attention to your surroundings and things can get a but out of hand. To get back to safety, or you car, or home or hotel –  check this review we posted about the Garmin GPS system, it might come in handy:)