The highest video resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). In addition, this camera support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.
This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.
Across similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.