Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Compact Camera

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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Compact Camera

Canon, Inc 5043B008AA
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Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Compact Camera

Canon, Inc 5046B009
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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Compact Camera

Canon, Inc 6196B001
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Price Best Price: $249.00
Best Price: $294.00
Pros
  • Very good image quality
  • Manual exposure and focus controls
  • Compact for a pocket megazoom camera
  • Good high-speed shooting performance
Cons
  • Mediocre macro mode
  • GPS drains battery quickly
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number 5043B001 5043B008AA 5046B009 6196B001

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 1 1 1 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No No No No
Battery Included Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Life 210 Shot 210 Shot 210 Shot 230 Shot

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDMI Yes Yes Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1  Megapixels 12.1  Megapixels 12.1  Megapixels 12.1  Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed 1/3200 Second 1/3200 Second 1/3200 Second 1/3200 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 15 Second 15 Second 15 Second 15 Second

Flash

Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Red-eye Reduction Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation

General Information

Manufacturer Canon, Inc Canon, Inc Canon, Inc Canon, Inc
UPC Code 013803133929 45121504 45121504 3198660
Manufacturer Part Number 5043B001 5043B008AA 5046B009 6196B001
Brand Name Canon Canon Canon Canon
Product Name PowerShot SX230 HS Compact Camera PowerShot SX230 HS Compact Camera PowerShot SX220 HS Compact Camera PowerShot SX260 HS Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Travel the world with the new PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera. It's the first Canon PowerShot to come with GPS technology that'll automatically tag your photos with time and locations. You can even view all the photos' locations on a map by using special bundled software. And with amazing features, such as the HS SYSTEM, 12.1 Megapixels, 14x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom and 1080p Full HD Video, the stylish PowerShot SX230 HS is your essential traveling companion!

The PowerShot SX230 HS takes great images anywhere with HS System, a 28mm wide-angle 14x optical zoom and Full HD movies. GPS tags your shots and logs your journey making it the ultimate travel compact.

Packing HS System for stunning images in all situations, a wide-angle 14x optical zoom and Full HD movies, the PowerShot SX220 HS is a powerful combination of leading image quality and flexibility.

The fact that the PowerShot SX260 HS digital camera is an ultra-slim camera with a powerful 20x Optical Zoom, Optical Image Stabilization and 25mm Wide-Angle lens is only the beginning of its attractions. You'll see detail you never thought possible through the huge zoom and wide-angle lens, while the camera's 12.1 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 5 Image Processor deliver the rich, clear low-light performance that is the hallmark of Canon's HS SYSTEM. 1080p Full HD video in stereo is more beautiful than ever, with new high-resolution, high-speed processing. Sophisticated advancements include improved Smart AUTO that optimizes settings for 58 predefined shooting situations, Face ID that prioritizes pre-registered faces, and GPS for tracking and recording your shooting locations.

Product Model SX230 HS SX230 HS SX220 HS SX260 HS
Product Type Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera

Image

Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000

Lens

Optical Zoom 14.0  x 14.0  x 14.0  x 20.0  x
Digital Zoom 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Aperture Range f/3.1 to 5.9 f/3.1 to 5.9 f/3.1 to 5.9 f/3.5 to 6.8
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Optical Optical
Autofocus Points 10 1 1 1
Focus Modes Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 1.97 1.97 1.97 1.97

Memory

Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, HC MMCplus Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), MMCplus, MultiMediaCard (MMC), HC MMCplus Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, HC MMCplus Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • PowerShot SX230 HS Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-5L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • CD-ROM
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    • PowerShot SX260 HS Compact Camera
    • Battery Pack NB-6L
    • Battery Charger CB-2LY
    • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
    • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
    • Software CD-ROM
    Features Face Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, Continuous Shooting Mode Face Detection, Smile Detection, Wink Detection, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority Live View, Self-timer, Wink Detection, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor

    Network & Communication

    GPS Yes Yes   Yes

    Physical Characteristics

    Height 2.4" 2.4" 2.3" 2.4"
    Width 4.2" 4.2" 4.2" 4.2"
    Depth 1.3" 1.3" 1.3" 1.3"
    Weight (Approximate) 6.88  oz 6.88  oz 7.58  oz 7.34  oz

    Video

    Video Formats QuickTime MOV QuickTime MOV, MPEG-4 QuickTime MOV MOV, MPEG-4
    Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps 240 fps 240 fps 240 fps

    Viewfinder

    Viewfinder Type No No No No

    Warranty

    Limited Warranty 1 Year     1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)

    Exposure

    Very Good      
    Color

    Very Good      
    Sharpness

    Very Good      
    Distortion

    Superior      
    Video Quality

    Good      
    Video Sound Quality

    Superior