Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

52

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Really small
Size
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Size
Really small
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Weight
Light-weight
215 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$195 - $199

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$228 - $279

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$195 - $199

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$228 - $279

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$329

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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A2t2t (10:05 PM, February 18, 2012)
 sorry im new with the whole camera thing. just want to know how do i save raw format on the 220. tnx
 
Fd (7:13 PM, January 21, 2012)
Not anymore, THE sx230 also supports chdk.
 
Ferdi (10:32 AM, September 10, 2011)
the 220 works with the CHDK while the 230 doesn't.
This means that you can save your pictures in RAW format only with the 220.
This is a must have feature that makes me choose the 220 over the 230; I don't care about a built in GPS that drains the battery in a few hours. I travel with a GPS anyway and it's easy enough to geotag my pics if I want to