Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

34

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

32

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 viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

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.
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competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$374 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$400

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$330

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Travel zoom

$292

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

$449

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS

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