Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Specs

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

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, fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, snow, sports mode, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, 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

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    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

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
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, wrist strap

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, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, Hybrid Auto, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control, 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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

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 )

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, 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
  • 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, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, HS System, Hybrid Auto, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control, 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

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, fireworks, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, movie digest, portrait mode, smart shutter, snow, sports mode, underwater

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

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

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

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

Dimensions & Weight

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon