Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

60

Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

Size
Really small
Compact (97×58×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
165 g
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A3100 IS.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$237

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $249

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$229 - $237

Screen size Larger screen
Size Smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

Compact

$312

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

Compact

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500

Compact

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Thickness Slightly thinner
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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