Canon Powershot SX40 vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

45

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

39

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
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 SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$322

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$379

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$179

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$322

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

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