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Canon PowerShot SX270 HS vs Sony DSC-HX60V

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS vs Sony DSC-HX60V

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

£80.00
£159.99
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Sony DSC-HX60V

£179.98
Sony DSC-HX60V

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Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
Megapixels 12.1MP 20.4MP
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Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  4000 x 3000  4000 x 2664  4000 x 2248  2992 x 2992  2816 x 2112  2816 x 1880  2112 x 2112  2816 x 1584  1920 x 1080  1600 x 1200  1600 x 1064  1200 x 1200  640 x 480  640 x 424  480 x 480  640 x 360  (L) 4000 x 3000
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 4000 x 3000  4000 x 2664  4000 x 2248  2992 x 2992  2816 x 2112  2816 x 1880  2112 x 2112  2816 x 1584  1920 x 1080  1600 x 1200  1600 x 1064  1200 x 1200  640 x 480  640 x 424  480 x 480  640 x 360  (L) 4000 x 3000
Maximum Image Resolution  5184 x 3456  5184 x 3456
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Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
Image Stabilizer Location  Lens  Lens

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom 20x 30x
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Digital Zoom 4x
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120x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
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4.3
Maximum Aperture Number 6.8 129
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Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 500mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 25mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspherical Lens 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type  Wide-angle  Wide-angle
Extra/Smart Zoom 40x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom 80x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.05m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  servo  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  contrast detection  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  single  continuous  servo  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  contrast detection  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual  Auto  Manual  Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600  Auto  80/100/200/400/800/1600
Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6,400
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12,800
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80 80
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15s 30s
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Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Correction  ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
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 ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240  1440 x 1080  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  320 x 240  1440 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60fps
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30fps
Video Formats Supported  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  MPEG-4  MP4  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  AVC  MPEG-4
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  640x480@120fps  320×240@240fps
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 1920x1080@60fps  1920x1080@30fps  640x480@120fps  320×240@240fps
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  LC-AAC  AAC++  AC3  LC-AAC  AAC++  AC3

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS PRO Duo Mark 2  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Micro (M2)  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS PRO Duo Mark 2  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MicroSD (TransFlash)  MicroSDHC  MicroSDXC  microSD
Memory Slots 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 461,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
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Display  TFT
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 TFT

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type  Not available  Not available

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Mini  Mini
USB Connector  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Micro-USB  Micro-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Underwater  Custom modes  Fluorescent H  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Flash  Auto  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Underwater  Custom modes  Fluorescent H  custom m  cus  Incandescent  Flash
Shooting Modes  Auto  Program  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr  Auto  Program  Scene  Shutter priority  Aperture priority  Movie  Manual  Mo  Aperture pr
Photo Effects  Black&White  Neutral  Positive film  Skin tones  Vivid  Skin  Black&White  Neutral  Positive film  Skin tones  Vivid  Skin
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max) 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing  Resizing  Resizing
Camera File System  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  DPOF  Exif
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 DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  DPOF  Exif
Camera Playback  Movie  Single image  Single  Movie  Single image  Single
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes  Snow  Fireworks  Portrait  Sports  Twilight  Underwater  Pet  Beach  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Snow  Fireworks  Portrait  Sports  Twilight  Underwater  Pet  Beach  Landscape  Night  Night portrait
Languages Support  Multi  I  Multi  I

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 227g
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246g
Height 61.1mm 63.6mm
Depth 32.6mm 38.3mm
Width 106.4mm 108.1mm
Weight (including Battery) 227g
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272g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
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 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported 1 1
Battery Type
Battery Life (max) 3.5h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life 210 shots 380 shots
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Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  USB  AC  USB  AC

Networking

Data Network  Not supported  Not supported

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Image Processor  DIGIC 6  DIGIC 6
Silent Shooting
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