Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

100

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

87

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10.3 fps
 

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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$500

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$305 - $649 body only

$343 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

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

$378 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$265

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$628

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$180

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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