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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Review

Key Features

Features HD video recording, Wi-Fi, GPS

Release Information

Release Date 4/2013
Release Price $329.99

Design

Camera Type Point-and-shoot
Width 4.19"
Height 2.47"
Depth 1.28"
Weight 8.22 oz
Color Black, Red
Internal image stabilization Yes
3D capture No

Sensor

Sensor size 1/2.3-inch
Sensor type CMOS
Megapixels 12.1 megapixels

Exposure

Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Min. ISO sensitivity 80
Max. ISO sensitivity 6400
White Balance Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom

Shutter

Shutter speed fastest 3,200 sec
Shutter speed slowest 15 sec.
Self-Timer 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
Remote Control support No

Size

Display 3"
Resolution 461,000 dots
Touch technology No
Built-in Viewfinder No
Articulating/hinged screen No

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 30, 60
Slow motion framerate 240 fps
NTSC/PAL recording NTSC, PAL
Continuous AF Yes

Software

Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264

Lens

Focal length (wide) 4.5 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 90 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - wide) 25 mm
Focal length (35mm equivalent - telephoto) 500 mm
Widest aperture/f-stop 3.5
Optical zoom 20x
Digital zoom 4x

Storage

Internal size None (external only)
Removable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC

Camera Flash

Flash Yes (Built-in)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth No

Ports

Video out Yes
HDMI mini 1

Battery

Model NB-6L
Removable Yes

Warranty

Labor length 1 year
Parts length 1 year