• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25mm - 500mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2 inch 30.7mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 500mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Canon SX260 HS over Fujifilm F850EXR

  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    10 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm F850EXR over Canon SX260 HS

  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • 20x zoom ranges from very wide to ultra telephoto; Wide range of exposure settings, including Manual, plus many auto modes; Full HD video at 1080p; Video autofocus and zoom while shooting, HDMI interface; Very good image quality; Built-in GPS.

  • Tight control placement; Low battery life; Soft corners at wide angle; Small front fingergrip; No live histogram. No raw mode.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon S9100

Canon SX260 HS
Nikon S9100
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Shoots 60p video
Fujifilm F850EXR
Nikon S9100
  • $299
  • 1/2 inch
  • More pixels
  • Newer
  • $254
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Panasonic ZS15

Canon SX260 HS
Panasonic ZS15
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Manual focus
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
Fujifilm F850EXR
Panasonic ZS15
  • $299
  • 1/2 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • More dots on screen
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Fujifilm F800EXR

Canon SX260 HS
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
Fujifilm F850EXR
Fujifilm F800EXR
  • $299
  • 1/2 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • More dots on screen
  • $350
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Fujifilm F900EXR

Canon SX260 HS
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi
Fujifilm F850EXR
Fujifilm F900EXR
  • $299
  • 1/2 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • $253
  • 1/2 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon SX280 HS

Canon SX260 HS
Canon SX280 HS
  • $275
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $237
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
Fujifilm F850EXR
Canon SX280 HS
  • $299
  • 1/2 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels
  • $237
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
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