Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

61

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 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
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$547

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Travel zoom

$310

Size Much smaller
Battery life Much longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$473 - $549 body only

$443 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Much larger

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Travel zoom

$1,750

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$319

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$325

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
PowerShot SX230 HS
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