Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

48

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

42

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

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Battery life
Great battery life
340 shots

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

$389

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$419 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$256 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$452 body only

$397 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$195 - $199

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$419 - $479

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

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