Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
Top 55%1,165 points
Top 55%
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Canon PowerShot SX270 HS: 50 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
1
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. weight

227g
HTC Re: 65.5g

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
260shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/3200s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

11. width

61.1mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

12. pixel density

327ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
26% have it

14. height

106.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

15. volume

211.93cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

16. resolution

784 x 588px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px

17. thickness

32.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

18. battery power

1000mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

19. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
46% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
72% have it

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
23% have it

23. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
15% have it

24. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
86% have it

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
65% have it
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