Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

57

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great battery life
Battery life
380 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×33 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
231 g
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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 SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$219 - $249

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $399

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm XP80

Fujifilm XP80

Waterproof

$139

Size Significantly smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268 - $453

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$313 with 5-15mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$229

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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