Canon PowerShot S90 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon PowerShot S90

42

Canon Powershot SX40

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S90

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Compact (100×58×31 mm)
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10.3 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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 S90.

competitors

Canon PowerShot S90 Competitors

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$329 - $349

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$429

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$400

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$329 - $345

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$383 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229 - $249

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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