Canon PowerShot N (Black) comparison

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Canon PowerShot N (Black)

Canon PowerShot N (Black)
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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Red)
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Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS (Black)
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Price $249 to $324 at 5 stores $349 to $349 at 7 stores $229 to $275 at 9 stores $376 at 1 store
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    Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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Release date January 06, 2013 January 02, 2014 January 03, 2014 March 27, 2013 March 19, 2013
The Bottom Line If you can get past the supercompact design and reimagined controls, the Canon PowerShot N is a fine point-and-shoot companion for your smartphone. Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on batteries. Wi-Fi connectivity and a new processor help make Canon's PowerShot SX280 HS one of the top compact megazooms available. But you'd better load up on batteries.

Basic specs

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Type LCD display - 2.8 in
Info unavailable Info unavailable LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - 3 in
Dimensions (W x D x H) 3.1 in x 1.2 in x 2.4 in
Info unavailable Info unavailable 4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
4.2 in x 1.3 in x 2.5 in
Lens System 8 x x
Zoom lens - 5 mm - 40 mm - F/3.0-5.9
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Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
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Zoom lens - 4.5 mm - 90 mm - F/3.5-6.8
Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
Info unavailable CMOS
CMOS
Light sensitivity ISO 6400
ISO 3200
ISO 400
ISO 1600
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ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
Info unavailable Info unavailable ISO 3200
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ISO 80
ISO 6400
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ISO 3200
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ISO 6400
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Video capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
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H.264 - 320 x 240 -
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Digital zoom 4 x
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4 x
Weight 6.1 oz
Info unavailable Info unavailable 7.4 oz
7.4 oz
Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Info unavailable Info unavailable Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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