Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review - The Canon PowerShot SX280HS is a long-zoom travel compact featuring a 20x optical zoom, GPS technology and the addition of Wi-fi connectivity

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Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review

Overall score:91%
Image Quality:95%


  • Low image noise; Wi-fi Transfer features; Image quality and colour; Compact design; High Speed 14fps continuous shooting; Build quality


  • 14fps is only achievable when in special High Speed mode; Auto pop up flash positioning; Disappointing battery life


Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review


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Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review – Sample Image Gallery

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Video:1920 x 1080, 60 / 30fps
White Balance:TTL, Auto, 7 preset, Custom
Memory Card:SD, SDHC, SDXC
LCD:3in, 461k-dot PureColor II G TFT LCD
Sensor:12.1MP, 1/2.3in back-illuminated CMOS sensor
Exposure Modes:PASM, Smart Auto, Scene
Metering System:Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Connectivity:Hi-speed USB, miniHDMI, Wi-fi
Flash Modes:Auto, Manual On / Off, Slow Synchro
Power:Rechargeable Li-ion NB-6L, approx. 210 shots
Dimensions:106.4 x 62.8 x 32.6
Lens:20x optical zoom, 25 - 500mm in 35mm equivalent terms
ISO Range:80 - 6400
Shutter Speeds:15 - 1/3200 sec
File Formats:JPEG, MP4
  1. 1. Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review - Features and Handling
  2. 2. Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review - Filters, Video and more
  3. 3. Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review - Performance and Image Quality
  4. 4. Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review - Verdict
  5. 5. Canon PowerShot SX280HS Review - Sample Image Gallery
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