You can capture great pictures in religious monuments or museums without disturbing other visitors thanks to the new 'Discreet photo mode' and with the optional Canon waterproof case, you can also take your digital camera to depths down to 40 meters - capturing all the beautiful scenery both above and below the waves. The Canon PowerShot SX260HS camera allows you to create short 'behind the scenes' video clips of the day’s images with the improved 'Movie Digest' feature, which records the last four seconds of action before each photo is taken and combines them into a single video clip - a great alternative way to tell the story behind your perfect pictures in 720p HD quality.
The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS camera is a new travel-zoom camera that replaces the SX230 HS model. There’s a longer 20x, 25-500mm optical zoom lens with a built-in 4-stop image stabilizer and Intelligent IS technology, 12.1 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, 3 inch LCD screen with 460k-dot resolution, DIGIC 5 image processing engine, full 1080p HD Movie Mode with stereo sound and an HDMI output, and a Smart Auto mode with Scene Detection Technology and an Easy mode for beginners. The Canon SX260 HS also offers built-in GPS with included Map Utility software and GPS logger function (the only difference between the SX260 and cheaper SX240 model), a full range of manual exposure modes for more experienced photographers, fast 10.3fps burst shooting at full 12 megapixel resolution, Face Identification, a range of Creative Filters and a 240fps Super Slow Motion Movie mode. The Canon PowerShot SX260 is priced at £329 / $349.99 / €379.00 and is available in silver, black, red or green.