Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

51

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

45

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
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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
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

$411

Zoom More zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$345 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$350

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$263

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

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