Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a great compact camera from the camera body sturdy and stylish available in different colors. The technical features are good and in line with the PowerShot series cameras with the addition of the GPS function with Logger.
Pros: Full HD, HS System, Dynamic Image Stabilizer, Video Diary, Smart Auto (32 scenes) with GPS Logger.
Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS might be the perfect addition to your family if you’re looking for a slightly cheaper but just as powerful version to the SX260. This camera provides equal image and video quality and has many of the features present in the higher range model.
Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a 12.1 Megapixel pocket super-zoom with a 14x stabilised range and a 3in screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio. The HS suffix stands for High Sensitivity, providing enhanced low light performance using a back-illuminated CMOS sensor.
Pros: Great image quality - best of peer group., 1080p24 HD video., GPS receiver., Good low light performance.
Cons: Wide-end of zoom 'only' delivers 28mm., Flash pops up unnecessarily., Poor battery life., Chromatic aberration (colour fringing).
Summary: The biggest distinction between the new Canon PowerShot SX230 HS and its SX210 predecessor is an on-board GPS tracker. Users now have the option to geo-tag pictures when they push the shutter.
Pros: Great image quality, Good low light performer, HD video is superb
Cons: Some overexposure, GPS logging drains battery, GPS buried in sub-menus
Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX230HS is priced slightly higher than most compact cameras found in the market. However, it provides the user with a wide array of features that really made this camera stand out amongst other compacts.