Canon Powershot SX40 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

43

Pentax X90

40

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
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
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$329

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$350 - $449

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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$305

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Pentax X90 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Super zoom

$220 - $248

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$414

Screen size Much larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger
Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

Boutique

$636 - $699

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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Canon Powershot SX40
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