Canon Powershot SX40 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

53

Pentax X90

49

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

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
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 SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$329 - $345

Zoom More zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$383 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229 - $249

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Pentax X90 Competitors

Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$443 - $475 body only

$530 - $547 with 18-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Nikon Coolpix P90

Nikon Coolpix P90

Super zoom

$649

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,269 - $1,399 body only

$1,679 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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