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

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$405 - $480

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $180

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$400

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger
Samsung WB100

Samsung WB100

Super zoom

$214

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$329

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

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