Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$186

Wide angle Better wide angle
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$260 - $349

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H90

Travel zoom

$309

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$380

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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