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 Control and have the flexibility in your shooting settings to get more creative.
Movie Feature – captures full high definition video with audio up to 1920x1080 at 24fps, or iFrame Movie at 1280x720 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.
Manufacturer Code: 4960999842844
PowerShot SX260 HS Technical Specifications
Sensor / Image Processor
Effective Number of Pixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixel High Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
Size / Filter Array
1/2.3 inch / Primary colour filter (Bayer)
Focal Length (optical)
4.5 (W) – 90 (T) mm
35mm film equivalent
25 (W) - 500 (T) mm
f/3.5(W) - f/8.0 (T), f/6.8 - f/8.0 (T)
15-1/3200 sec. (total shutter speed range)
Optical approx 20x; Digital approx 4x
Optical (Lens Shift Type), approx 4 steps
Focus System // Focusing Frame
TTL Auto focus / Manual focus // Face Detect1,2, Tracking AF, Center
Auto, on, Slow Synchro, off, FE Lock, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Red Eye Reduction, Intelligent FE, Safety FE, Auto pop-up flash, Manual Flash output compensation, Manual flash output
50cm –3.5m (W) 1.0m - 2.0m (T)
Selectable Shooting Modes
Intelligent Auto (with Scene Detection), M, Av, Tv, P, Easy, Movie Digest, Portrait, Smooth Skin, Smart Shutter, High Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Underwater, Snow, Firework, Stitch Assist, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Colour Accent, Colour Swap, Discreet, Movie, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie (Movies are recorded by pressing the movie button)
* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice
AF frame can be moved and fixed to specified face
If no face is detected, AiAF is set in Auto and Easy shootimg modes, and Center (1 point) is set in all other modes
When number of detected faces increases, the shutter is released at 2 sec delay. However if no face is detected for 30 seconds or more, the shooting operation will start automatically.
Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detect AF
Fixed to center
Motion Detection - Camera automatically sets the optimal speed according to shooting mode, subject brightness and subject movement and camera shake.
Compatible printer required for direct printing
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Digital Camera Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-6L Battery Charger CB-2LXE USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU AC Cable Wrist Strap WS-DC9 Software Suite CD-ROM - ImageBrowser EX, PhotoStitch, CameraWindows, Movie Edit Instruction Manual 12 Month Warranty with Canon Australia