Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Review - Sample Images: ISO Performance Review

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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS ISO 100
ISO 100 is sharp, detailed and free of any image degrading noise.

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS ISO 200
ISO 200 is almost identical to ISO 100 save for a minute loss of shadow detail.

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS ISO 400
ISO 400 is noticeably softer than ISO 200, although you really need to be viewing the image at 100% (as above).

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS ISO 800
ISO 800 is the cut-off point, whereby noise begins to visibly impair overall image quality.

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS ISO 1600
ISO 1600 is fairly soft with a fairly prominent loss of shadow detail.

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS ISO 3200
ISO 3200 is the top setting and while it will help you to capture an image in dim light, quality isn’t great.

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