Canon PowerShot SX260 HS First Impressions Review$349.99
Autofocus and manual focus are both supported. As a compact camera with no viewfinder, manual focus is a novelty and not particularly useful.
Normal and Macro focus ranges are available. Modes include multi-area, center, tracking, and face detection.
Exposure & Metering
Aperture priority, shutter priority, and manual exposure modes are supported. Maximum aperture is 3.3-6.8. Shutter speed ranges from 1/3200 to 15 seconds. Exposure compensation can hit +/- 2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV. Evaluative, center-weighted average, and spot metering modes are available.
ISO ranges from 100 to 3200 at full resolution. Auto ISO and automatic limits are supported as well.
Auto, dayight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, fluorescent H, and underwater presets are available, as is a customizable white balance setting.
The SX260 HS is equipped with optical image stabilization.
Picture effects include fisheye effect, miniature effect, toy camera effect, monochrome, soft focus, super vivid, poster effect, color accent, and color swap.
Color modes include standard, vivid, neutral, sepia, black & white, positive film, lighter skin tone, darker skin tone, vivid blue, vivid green, vivid red, and a custom color mode.