Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

33

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

31

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
380 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
0.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×33 mm)
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$372

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$199

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$699

Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$299 - $379

Zoom More zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$198 - $229

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$270

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support

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