Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Specifications

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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)

Part Number: 8224B001

General

  • Depth
    1.3 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 6
  • 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
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    Built-in flash, built-in 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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    discreet, underwater, fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, snow, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Posterization
  • 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

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Display

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

Lens System

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

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

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 - 60 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
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 14 frames per second for 7 frames, 3.8 frames per second, 5.1 frames per second for 7 frames
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, 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, AE lock, safety zoom, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, Hybrid Auto, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control, RGB primary color filter

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser EX, Canon Map Utility, Canon PhotoStitch

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-6L
  • Details
    1 x Canon NB-6L Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1000 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon NB-6L

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3, Windows 8
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    SX280 HS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second, 14 frames per second for 7 frames, 3.8 frames per second, 5.1 frames per second for 7 frames
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 6400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    6400
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 6
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia, Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Posterization
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Smile Shutter, Wink Self-timer, face ID
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, 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, AE lock, safety zoom, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, Hybrid Auto, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control, RGB primary color filter

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    discreet, underwater, fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, snow, sports mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light, underwater

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    12800000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.2 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    7.41 oz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.5 cm
  • Display Format
    461,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Navigation
    GPS receiver
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft, 3.3 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    11.5 ft, 6.6 ft
  • Lens Type
    tele lens, wide lens

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1200 x 1200, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 3000, 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 640 x 480, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1080, 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    120 frames per second, 240 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 60 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon NB-6L
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1000 mAh
  • Included
    included

Battery Life Details

  • Usage Mode
    photo shooting, photo shooting, playback
  • Battery Life
    210 shots, 260 shots, 3.5 hours
  • Details
    ECO mode, GPS off

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon