Manufacturer’s Description

Super-Charged, Ready to Share

The PowerShot SX280 HS is a super-charged SX-series model featuring Canon's very latest proprietary processor, the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, for improved performance and exceptional clarity in low-light scenarios. The camera makes it easy to show off your high quality images and video wherever you are, with enhanced built-in Wi-Fi® technology that lets you share photos with comments on social networking sites - even within specific groups. Capture everything from quick snaps to artistic images with a powerful 20x Optical Zoom and 25mm Wide-Angle lens, with Optical Image Stabilizer to reduce blur throughout the zoom range. Even low-light images impress with the Canon HS SYSTEM: a combination of a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor and the new DIGIC 6 Image Processor. Preserve memories in ultra-smooth 1080p/60p Full HD video with the amazing processing power of the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, which also enables enhanced Dynamic IS for reduced blur, plus video recording in the easy-to-share MP4 format. The camera also gives you access to extraordinary imaging capabilities with Smart AUTO that recognizes 58 predefined scenes, Face ID that adjusts focus and exposure for your loved ones, and Intelligent IS that dramatically reduces camera shake. New Hybrid Auto creates an optimized "highlight reel" of your day, while built-in GPS## records the location and local time, making the PowerShot SX280 HS a perfect travel camera, ready to share the spectacular images you'll capture!

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 260 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Touchscreen No
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/3200 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 15 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
UPC Code PSSX280RED
Manufacturer Part Number 8225B001
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot SX280 HS Digital Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Super-Charged, Ready to Share

The PowerShot SX280 HS is a super-charged SX-series model featuring Canon's very latest proprietary processor, the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, for improved performance and exceptional clarity in low-light scenarios. The camera makes it easy to show off your high quality images and video wherever you are, with enhanced built-in Wi-Fi® technology that lets you share photos with comments on social networking sites - even within specific groups. Capture everything from quick snaps to artistic images with a powerful 20x Optical Zoom and 25mm Wide-Angle lens, with Optical Image Stabilizer to reduce blur throughout the zoom range. Even low-light images impress with the Canon HS SYSTEM: a combination of a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor and the new DIGIC 6 Image Processor. Preserve memories in ultra-smooth 1080p/60p Full HD video with the amazing processing power of the DIGIC 6 Image Processor, which also enables enhanced Dynamic IS for reduced blur, plus video recording in the easy-to-share MP4 format. The camera also gives you access to extraordinary imaging capabilities with Smart AUTO that recognizes 58 predefined scenes, Face ID that adjusts focus and exposure for your loved ones, and Intelligent IS that dramatically reduces camera shake. New Hybrid Auto creates an optimized "highlight reel" of your day, while built-in GPS## records the location and local time, making the PowerShot SX280 HS a perfect travel camera, ready to share the spectacular images you'll capture!

Product Model SX280 HS
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 20.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 6.8
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 1
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 1.97
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot SX280 HS Digital Compact Camera
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • Battery Pack NB-6L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LY
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
Features Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Live View, Scene Detection, Wink Detection, Smile Detection, Orientation Sensor
Network & Communication
GPS Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.5"
Width 4.2"
Depth 1.3"
Weight (Approximate) 8.22 oz
Video
Video Formats MPEG-4 AVC, MP4, MPEG-2
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 240 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year