Canon PowerShot S90 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon PowerShot S90

52

Canon Powershot SX40

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S90

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Really small
Size
Compact (100×58×31 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
Light-weight
Weight
198 g
 

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 S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$420

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$700

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$450

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$418

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$320 - $429

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$390 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

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

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