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
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

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$350 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$479 body only

$340 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

Battery life Slightly longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$329

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p No 24p support

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