Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V vs Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

58

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×33 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$274 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$500

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$274 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS M5

Canon EOS M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$943 - $979 body only

$1,056 - $1,099 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$439

GPS Has a GPS
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V
Sony

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Canon PowerShot SX240 HS
PowerShot SX240 HS
Canon

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Satish Kumar (7:15 AM, October 19, 2012)
in both cam who is better