Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

50

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$350 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$207

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$375

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$479

Size Smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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