Canon announced the PowerShot SX260 HS digital camera with a powerful 20x Optical Zoom and 25mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilization for stunning images from up close or at a distance and measuring just 1.29-inches thick. The camera's impressive zoom is accompanied by Canon's HS SYSTEM for improved low-light shooting with a 12.1-megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 5 image processor.
Combining this incredible zoom and high-image quality will allow photographers of all levels to capture great photos or 1080p Full HD video up close and at a distance, all in one portable, powerful digital camera. The Smart AUTO scene selection with 58 scenes and Face ID has also been included in this incredibly diverse yet compact device. The camera also includes Intelligent IS and GPS photo tagging with location and elevation information to help plot exactly where your travels have taken you. Adding to the feature-set is High-Speed Burst HQ allowing for approximately 10 high-resolution shots to be captured at a continuous rate at 10.3 frames per second.
Price and Availability
The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS digital camera will be available March 2012 in black, green and red for $349.99.
The PowerShot SX260 HS replaces last year's SX230 HS.