Canon Powershot SX40 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

52

Pentax X90

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax X90

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Pentax X90.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Fujifilm FinePix S8400W

Super zoom

High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$364

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$500 body only

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax X90 Competitors

Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$250

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$520

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$514 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Canon Powershot SX40
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