Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Digital Camera (Black)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Digital Camera (Black)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Digital Camera (Black)

B&H # CAPSSX280B MFR # 8224B001
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Product Highlights

  • 12.1MP High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 20x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 35mm Focal Length Equivalent: 25-500mm
  • 3.0" LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Capture at 60fps
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • Intelligent Optical Image Stabilization
  • Hybrid Auto Mode
  • GPS Tracker
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  • 1Description

The black PowerShot SX280 HS Digital Camera from Canon is a compact point-and-shoot camera with a 12.1MP CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 6 image processor which creates sharp, high-resolution photos and Full HD 1080/60p videos. It provides a 20x optical zoom lens with a 35mm focal length equivalency of 25-500mm for a full range of shooting options from wide-angle to super-telephoto. Built-in Wi-Fi connectivity allows you to transfer images wirelessly to your computer and by downloading Canon's free CameraWindow app you can instantly pass images to your iOS or Android devices and share them. A GPS Tracking device marks the location all your shots were taken and allows you to create maps of your shooting with free Canon software.

The SX280 HS offers effective low light performance up to ISO 6400 and its optical image stabilizer provides compensation for camera shake, creating photos with significantly less blur when shooting in low light or at long focal lengths. Intelligent Image Stabilization will automatically choose from six different IS modes to optimize performance based on the shooting conditions.

Full HD 1080p video capture is supported, including shooting at 60fps for smoother, more natural looking video, especially when shooting dynamic motion. Smart Auto mode selects the best camera setting based on 58 predefined shooting situations and New Hybrid Auto utilizes a combination of Smart Auto and Intelligent IS to create a beautiful and sharp 720p HD video clip in Movie Digest mode.

12.1MP High Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
The 12.1MP CMOS sensor provides clear images with accurate colors and sharp details.
DIGIC 6 Image Processor
The DIGIC 6, combined with the 12.1 CMOS sensor, create the Canon HS System which delivers sharp images, improved low-light performance, accurate autofocus and fast performance and response times.
Full HD 1080p Video Capture at 60fps
The SX280 HS supports Full HD 1080p video shooting and offers 60fps shooting for smooth, cinema-like imaging. At smaller resolutions, slow-motion and super-slow motion video is supported as is miniature effect.
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi allows one button transfer of images to your computer and by installing the free Canon CameraWindow app you can instantly send images to your smartphone or tablet and share on social networking sites. Wi-Fi also enables remote camera control via your smartphone and automatic backup of your photos and videos.
20x Optical Zoom Lens
The SX280 HS features a 20x optical zoom lens with a 35mm focal length equivalent of 25-500mm. This powerful zoom lens provides coverage from true wide-angle to super telephoto, enabling you to shoot in any situation.
Optical Image Stabilization and Intelligent IS
Canon's Image Stabilization system offers compensation for camera shake and helps to create clear images even when shooting in low light and at long focal lengths. Intelligent IS automatically chooses from six different modes to optimize image stabilization for each shooting condition.
Smart AUTO and Hybrid Auto
Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 58 pre-defined shooting situations and Hybrid Auto utilizes a combination of Smart AUTO and Intelligent IS to create a beautiful and steady 720p HD video clip (up to approximately 4 seconds) in Movie Digest mode every time you shoot a still image.
Face ID
The Face ID function recognizes when you are taking portraits or group shots and automatically adjusts the cameras settings for optimal focus and exposure.
GPS Tracker
GPS tracker that records the location where you shot each photo and a logger lets you view the locations on a map using Canon software.
In the Box
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Digital Camera (Black)
  • NB-6L Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.7v, 1000mAh)
  • CB-2LY Battery Charger for Canon NB-6L Lithium-Ion Battery
  • IFC-400PCU USB Interface Cable
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • Solution Disk V143
  • Limited 1-year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Imaging
    Pixels Actual: 12.8 Megapixel
    Effective: 12.1 Megapixel
    Sensor 1/2.3" CMOS
    File Formats Still Images: JPEG
    Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    Audio: AAC
    Max Resolution 4000 x 3000
    Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
    Image Stabilization Optical
    Optics
    Lens EFL: 4.5-90mm (35 mm equivalent: 25-500mm)
    Aperture: f/3.5 (W) - 6.8 (T)
    Filter Thread None
    Zoom Optical: 20x
    Digital: 4x
    Focus Range Wide: 2" (5.08 cm) - Infinity
    Telephoto: 3.3' (1.01 m) - Infinity
    Macro: 2" (5.08 cm) - 1.6' (0.49 m)
    Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-6400
    Shutter 1 - 1/3200  in  Auto Mode
    15 - 1/3200  in  Manual Mode
    Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot
    Exposure Modes Modes: AE Lock, Manual, Program Shift, Safety Shift
    Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
    White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten, Underwater
    Burst Rate Up to 3.8 fps at 12.1 MP
    Up to 14 fps
    Self Timer 2 Sec, 10 Sec
    Interval Recording None
    Flash
    Flash Modes Auto
    Flash On
    Off
    Slow Sync
    Built-in Flash Yes
    Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.6 - 11' (0.49 - 3.35 m)
    Telephoto: 3.3 - 6.6' (1.01 - 2.01 m)
    Memory
    Memory Card Type SD
    SDHC
    SDXC
    Recording
    Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
    Resolution 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 30 fps
    1280 x 720: 30 fps, 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
    640 x 480: 30 fps, 120 fps, 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
    320 x 240: 240 fps
    Video
    Audio Recording With Video, Stereo
    Viewfinder/Display
    Viewfinder Type None
    Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen (461,000 pixels)
    Connectivity/System Requirements
    Connectivity AV Output
    HDMI C (Mini)
    Wi-Fi Yes built-in
    Environmental
    Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
    32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Humidity: 10 - 90%
    Waterproofing None
    Power
    Battery 1x NB-6L Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
    Physical
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.2 x 2.5 x 1.3" / 106.7 x 63.5 x 33.0 mm
    Weight 8.2 oz / 232 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.3 x 5.5 x 2.4"

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