Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
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DroneZon, DP Review
6 March 2015
Excerpt: If you are looking towards moving your photography experience to the skies or would like to do some 3D modelling and mapping of landscapes or agricultural land, then the 3DR Robotics X8-M quadcopter is configured and built for this camera.
The SX280 model has KNOWN Battery related problems
W. Griffith "EveStev", Amazon
13 January 2015
Summary: This camera has issues when taking video, the low battery flashes when you try to use the zoom, and the camera will prematurely shut down. Search for this issue on the internet, and read the complaints before spending money on this Cannon camera -- I wish I had.
Excerpt: It's compact, easy to carry and the battery life is great. The GPS function is amazing and the quality of the pictures is excellent too. I have no complaints about this camera, since it does the job pretty well. I love it.
Summary: I fixed the battery issue. No, really. I've found the problem. And no, it's not a firmware issue. Here's the trouble: Open your battery door, and have a look at the battery. You'll see that the battery contacts are on one corner, and the little tab that holds the battery in place is on the opposite...
How I would love to give this camera a higher rating
12 October 2014
Summary: How I would love to give this camera a higher rating. The photos are really fantastic. BUT the low battery indicator that shuts the camera off randomly completely ruins this camera's reliability (you can't take great pictures if the camera has no power).
Summary: I had to rate it 1 star purely for the major disappointment in the video/battery performance. This was the main reason I purchased the camera. I wanted to merge my video and still cameras into one portable hybrid.