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

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great battery life
Battery life
380 shots
 

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 SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$361 - $429

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Kodak PixPro AZ361

Kodak PixPro AZ361

Super zoom

$218

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$160 - $178

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

$945

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$725

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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