- 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
There’s plenty to like about the Canon SX280, but its standout feature has to be its excellent 20x optical zoom range accompanied by the well-performing digital zoom capability. Image stabilisation also does an excellent job of keeping images blur-free and making it easy to compose images too.
What we have here is an excellent and well performing compact camera that offers lots of flexibility both to beginner users and those looking for something a little more advanced.
It would also be a good camera for anybody looking to learn a little more about photography, since you could start on the fully automatic settings and work your way through the manual options.
The SX280 has a very good dynamic range: