Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS (Red)

Part Number: 6195B001 Released: March 1, 2012

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Depth
    1.3 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    7.34 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    red
  • Body Material
    metal
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer, face ID
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Display

  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    discreet, snow, stitch assist, underwater, fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, low light, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, smooth skin
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Posterization, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 11.5 ft ( wide lens )
    3.3 ft - 6.6 ft ( tele lens )
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Lens System

  • Type
    20 x zoom lens - 4.5 - 90 mm - f/3.5-6.8
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-6.8
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in - 19.7 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    25 m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    2 in
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 12 elements
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second, 0.9 frames per second, 10.3 frames per second for 10 frames, 2.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, safety zoom, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, RGB primary color filter, Smart AUTO, Smart Flash Exposure, camera orientation detection

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 230 shots
    Playback - 5 hours
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-6L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS (Red)

Part Number: 6195B001 Released: Mar 1, 2012

MSRP: $349.00

See manufacturer website for availability.