CANON PowerShot SX280 HS Superzoom Compact Digital Camera - Black

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  • 12.1 megapixels
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Optical zoom: 20x
  • HD video: Full HD 1080p

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Featuring a high profile CMOS sensor, HD 60 fps recording and built-in WiFi, the perfectly portable Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Superzoom Compact Digital Camera is ideal shooting those momentous life events.

Enhanced with WiFi

The Canon PowerShot SX280 has incorporated all the stunning features of its predecessor and has been bolstered with WiFi for seamless image sharing.

Simply connect to a home network or hotspot and you can share your latest snaps between devices and your favourite social websites.

Built-in GPS tagging allows you to keep a record of where your photos were taken, so you can document your travels at ease.

Printing your newest shots is easy too. With Pictbridge printing you can connect wirelessly to a compatible printer - there's no need to search for cables and you won't have to continuously remove the memory card.

Picture perfect

The compact Canon PowerShot SX280 is equipped with a highly sensitive CMOS sensor, 12.1-megapixel resolution and an advanced DIGIC 6 processor so you can achieve beautiful image quality in all conditions.

Advanced image stabilisation technology ensures you capture your moments blur-free and in sharp, crisp detail.

The PowerShot SX280 has a 20x optical zoom, allowing you to capture the action with impressive detail, even when you're at a distance.

Compact convenience

A host of easy to access menu options allows you to set up your shot perfectly on the Canon PowerShot SX280. Scene settings include Smart Auto, Sports, Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, Snow and more.

You won't miss moment with high speed shooting which fires a burst of shots so you can capture fast-paced action. The smart auto and face ID functions make shooting your day-to-day photos easy, achieving the best possible results.

You can also get creative with different effects using manual modes which give you control over shutter speed and aperture.

HD video

The Canon PowerShot SX280 shoots Full HD (1080p) movies at an impressive 60 fps, with stereo sound. There's an HDMI output too, allowing you to view your footage on an HDTV.

With a 3" PureColor II G LCD screen you can view your photos and videos in supreme quality.

Boost your memory

It is important to have the right memory card for your camera. The memory card will determine how fast an image is saved and how fast an image is uploaded.   If you're shooting high definition videos along with high resolution images then it's best to invest in a high performance memory card. A high performance memory card will get the best out of your photography, ensuring the best continuous shooting speed and high quality data capture.   What's more, we range a variety of camera cases that will protect and help keep your gear organised on photography journeys.

With the Canon PowerShot SX280 HS Superzoom Compact Digital Camera you can easily document parties, holidays and memorable events in stunning beauty, allowing you to relive those moments again and again.

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Camera type Superzoom compact camera
Processor DIGIC 6
Resolution 12.1 megapixels
Size 1/2.3"
ISO sensitivity AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Image stabiliser Lens shift
Focal length 4.5 - 90 mm
35 mm equivalent 25 - 500 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.5 - f/6.8
Minimum distance 5 cm
Focusing Autofocus
Optical zoom 20 x
Digital zoom 4 x
Type Live View
Screen 3” PureColor II G TFT screen
Screen features - Resolution: 461,000 dots
- Adjustable brightness
- Approx. 100% frame coverage
Shutter speed - 1 – 1/3200 sec. (factory default)
- 15 – 1/3200 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
Continuous shooting 3.8 fps
Self-timer - 2 seconds
- 10 seconds
- Custom
Exposure modes Smart Auto (58 scenes detected), Hybrid Auto, Program AE, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, Live View Control, Sports, SCN (Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome,Soft Focus, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Discreet, Movie
Effects My Colours (My Colours Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Colour)
White balance Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom. White Balance Compensation (Underwater mode)
Maximum photo resolution 4000 x 3000p
Photo file formats JPEG
Video mode Yes, with sound
Maximum video resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p
Video file formats MP4
Audio file formats MPEG2 AAC-LC (stereo)
Memory card - SD
Built-in Yes
Guide number 3.5 m at ISO 100
Interface USB 2.0 (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
TV output - PAL
Pictbridge / direct printing Yes
WiFi connectivity Yes
Battery type Lithium-Ion NB-6L
Battery life Approx. 210 shots
Colour Black
Box contents - Battery Pack NB-6L
- Battery Charger CB-2LYE
- Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
- AC Cable
- Wrist Strap WS-DC11
Dimensions 106.4 x 62.8 x 32.6 mm (W x H x D)
Weight 233 g
Manufacturer’s guarantee 1 year