Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

33

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

31

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Light-weight
Weight
215 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
340 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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 SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$229 - $230

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$450

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Super zoom

$250

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Placeholder

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$599 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen

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