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Canon PowerShot SX280
7.9 out of 10

Canon PowerShot SX280

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Specifications

Feature
Value
Comment
Type
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 20x Optical, 4x Digital and 80x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
Type
12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Total Pixels
Approx. 12.8 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length
4.5 (W) - 90.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 25-500mm)
Digital Zoom
4x
Focusing Range
Normal: 2.0 in (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (T)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
Optical Zoom
20x
Viewfinders
Optical Viewfinder
N/A
LCD Monitor
3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels
Approx. 461,000 dots
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/3.5 (W) - f/6.8 (T)
Shutter Speed
1-1/3200 sec.
Exposure Control
Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80-6400
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighte average, Spot**
Exposure Control Method
Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom
Flash
Built-in Flash
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Range
1.6 ft. - 11 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.5m (W), (1.0 - 2.0m (T))
Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Sports, SCN*
Photo Effects
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
Wireless Control
N/A
Continuous Shooting
1) Normal: Approx. 3.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Image Storage
Storage Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
File Format
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format
Superfine, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
Number of Recording Pixels
Still Images:
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
16:9
Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data
Miniature Effect
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File
Stills & Videos:
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes
Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images
Interfaces
Video Out
NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video), Mini-HDMI
Audio Out
Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other
SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Power Source
Battery Pack NB-6L
Shooting Capacity
Normal: Approx. 210 shots
Playback Time
Approx. 3 hr. 30 min.
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity
10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.19 x 2.47 x 1.28 in. / 106.4 x 62.8 x 32.6mm
Weight
8.22 oz. / 233g (CIPA standard)
Release Date
First seen
4 December 2008