Canon Powershot SX40 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

48

Pentax X90

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax X90

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

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

$411

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$374 - $449

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$400

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Pentax X90 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Super zoom

$268

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

Boutique

$619 - $699

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$369 body only

$450 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Much larger screen
Weight Heavier

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