Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Mfg Part #: 8224B001

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

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Ordering Information
Our Price$285.96
ConditionNew and Factory Sealed
Out of Stock as of 2:47am 3/29/2014

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 25 mm 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 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. 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!

20x zoom, 25 mm lens
Fit more in the frame with 25 mm or get extremely close to distant subjects with 20x optical zoom. Enjoy approx. double zoom power with ZoomPlus - an advanced zoom technology with more visible detail and sharpness than conventional digital zoom.

HS system: 12.1-magepixel CMOS, DIGIC 6
HS System excels in low light allowing you to capture the real atmosphere of the moment without flash or a tripod. Advanced DIGIC 6 processing and a high sensitivity 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor give exceptional image quality in all situations with up to ISO 6400.

Intelligent IS, enhanced dynamic IS
Intelligent IS combats camera shake, so all your photos and videos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. Enhanced Dynamic IS ensures spectacular steady and realistic movies by powerfully compensating for a much wider range of user movements.

Wi-Fi lets you connect easily with home wireless networks, compatible printers and PCs, as well as portable devices like smartphones and tablets, for fast, convenient, online image sharing.

Full HD movies (60fps)
Use the movie button to instantly record smooth, stunningly realistic Full HD (1080p) movies at 60 fps in stereo with optical zoom. MP4 support allows easy playback and sharing on portable devices.

7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD
A large, durable, high quality LCD screen with excellent visibility offers effortless menu navigation, lets you frame and view shots with ease and makes sharing them a pleasure.

GPS with A-GPS
GPS tags the location of your photos and videos while the logger function can keep track of your journey. A-GPS support enables faster location acquisition.

Hybrid auto, smart auto
Effortlessly shoot great photos or movies with smart auto, which selects optimal settings from 58 variables (21 in movies). Hybrid auto lets you take photos with Smart Auto and also captures a 4 second movie clip before each shot - combining them into a fun HD (720p) movie.

Manual, AV and TV modes
Experiment with different effects using manual modes (TV, AV and M), which give you creative control over shutter speed and aperture.

Product Highlights
  • Full HD (60 fps)
  • High-speed shooting

In The Box
  • Canon PowerShot SX280 HS
  • Canon NB-6L Battery
  • Battery charger, USB cable, wrist strap

General Specifications

Manufacturer Part #8224B001
Manufacturer UPC #0013803220438
Cost Central Item #11899614
Product DescriptionCanon PowerShot SX280 HS - Digital camera - compact - 12.1 Mpix - 20 x optical zoom - Wi-Fi - black
Product TypeDigital camera - compact
Memory Card SlotSD card
Image ProcessorDIGIC 6
Wireless ConnectionIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Sensor Resolution12.1 Megapixel
Max Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Lens System20 x zoom lens - 4.5 - 90 mm - f/3.5-6.8
Focus AdjustmentAutomatic, manual
Min Focus Distance2 in
Digital Zoom4 x
Image StabilizerOptical
Camera FlashPop-up flash
DisplayLCD display - 3"
Supported Battery1 x Canon NB-6L Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1000 mAh ( included )
AV InterfacesComposite video/audio, HDMI
Approximate Dimensions (WxDxH)4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
Approximate Weight7.4 oz
Manufacturer Warranty1 year warranty

Extended Specifications

Product TypeDigital camera - compact
Enclosure ColorBlack
Sensor Resolution12.1 Megapixel
Optical Sensor TypeBSI-CMOS
Total Pixels12,800,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution12,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size1/2.3"
Wireless ConnectionIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Optical Zoom20 x
Digital Zoom4 x
Image ProcessorDIGIC 6
Image StabilizerOptical
Auto FocusTTL contrast detection
AE/AF ControlSubject-tracking AF
Face DetectionFace Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Wink Self-timer, Smile Shutter, face ID
Digital Video FormatH.264, MOV
Image Recording FormatJPEG
Max Video Resolution1920 x 1080
AV InterfacesComposite video/audio, HDMI
Exposure & White Balance
Light SensitivityISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 80, ISO 1600, ISO 6400, ISO 3200, ISO auto
Exposure MeteringEvaluative, center-weighted, spot
Exposure ModesProgram, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Shooting ProgramsPortrait mode, fireworks, underwater, sports mode, snow, handheld night shot, smart shutter, movie digest, hi-speed burst HQ, discreet
Special EffectsBlack & White, Sepia, Neutral, Vivid, Custom Effect, Fisheye, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Green, Vivid Blue, Vivid Red, Miniature, Toy camera, Posterization, Super Vivid
White BalanceCustom, automatic, presets
White Balance PresetsFluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, fluorescent light (daylight), underwater
Max Shutter Speed1/3200 sec
Min Shutter Speed15 sec
Exposure Compensation±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Lens System
Type20 x zoom lens - 4.5 - 90 mm - f/3.5-6.8
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera25 - 500mm
Focus AdjustmentAutomatic, manual
Min Focus Distance2 in
Macro Focus Range2 in - 19.7 in
Zoom AdjustmentMotorized drive
Lens Construction10 groups / 12 elements
FeaturesUD glass, built-in lens shield, aspherical lens
Camera Flash
Camera FlashPop-up flash
Flash ModesFill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
FeaturesAF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
Effective Flash Range1.6 ft - 11.5 ft ( wide lens )
3.3 ft - 6.6 ft ( tele lens )
Additional Features
Continuous Shooting Speed1 frame per second, 3.8 frames per second, 5.1 frames per second for 7 frames, 14 frames per second for 7 frames
Self Timer Delay10 sec, 2 sec
Additional FeaturesDirect print, USB 2.0 compatibility, RGB primary color filter, DPOF support, display brightness control, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, 1080p Full HD movie recording, digital tele-converter, safety zoom, Exif Print support, built-in GPS, Smart Flash Exposure, HS System, Smart AUTO, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), Live View Control, Hybrid Auto
Type3" LCD display
Resolution461,000 pixels
Display FeaturesBuilt-in
Microphone Operation ModeStereo
Microphone FeaturesWind noise reduction
Connector Type1 x Hi-Speed USB
1 x composite video/audio output
1 x HDMI output
Memory Card SlotSD card
SoftwareCanon PhotoStitch, Canon ImageBrowser EX, Canon Map Utility
System Requirements for PC Connection
Operating System SupportMS Windows XP SP3, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows 7 SP1, Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.8, Windows 8
Peripheral DevicesUSB port, CD-ROM drive
Included AccessoriesBattery charger, USB cable, wrist strap
Battery TypeCanon NB-6L
Details1 x Canon NB-6L Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1000 mAh ( included )
Battery Life DetailsPhoto shooting - 210 shots ( GPS off )
Photo shooting - 260 shots ( ECO mode )
Playback - 3.5 hours
Memory / Storage
Memory Card SlotSD card
Supported Memory CardsSD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Image StorageJPEG 4000 x 3000
JPEG 4000 x 2248
JPEG 4000 x 2664
JPEG 2816 x 1584
JPEG 2816 x 2112
JPEG 2816 x 1880
JPEG 1920 x 1080
JPEG 1600 x 1200
JPEG 1600 x 1064
JPEG 640 x 480
JPEG 640 x 360
JPEG 640 x 424
JPEG 2992 x 2992
JPEG 2112 x 2112
JPEG 1200 x 1200
JPEG 480 x 480
Video CaptureH.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps
H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support1 year warranty
Service & Support DetailsLimited warranty - 1 year
Dimensions & Weight
Approximate Width4.2 in
Approximate Depth1.3 in
Approximate Height2.5 in
Approximate Weight7.4 oz
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature32 °F
Max Operating Temperature104 °F
Humidity Range Operating10 - 90%

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