Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

45

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

39

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
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

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

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$230

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$395 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Travel zoom

$318

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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