Canon PowerShot S90 vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Canon PowerShot S90

41

Canon Powershot SX40

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S90

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Compact (100×58×31 mm)
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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 S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$375

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$350

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$270

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Better wide angle
Overall image quality Worse image quality

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$305

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$329

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$364 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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