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
    7.3 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    red
  • Body Material
    metal
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel, 12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12,800,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,100,000 pixels 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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Carrying Case

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

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, fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, low light, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, smooth skin, snow, stitch assist, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Posterization, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
  • 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 ), 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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Lens System

  • Type
    20 x zoom lens - 4.5 - 90 mm - f/3.5-6.8, 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 - 500mm 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 2816 x 1584
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480
  • 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, 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

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, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, RGB primary color filter, Smart AUTO, Smart Flash Exposure, camera orientation detection, 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, resizing an image, safety zoom, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, safety zoom

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
  • 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, Photo shooting - 230 shots
    Playback - 5 hours
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-6L, Canon NB-6L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 230 shots
    Playback - 5 hours

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.