Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

35

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

33

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

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 SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$429 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$250 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$410

Zoom Significantly more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$250 - $329

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$300

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$199 - $229

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

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