Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

36

Canon Powershot SX40

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Compact (107×62×35 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

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

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$392

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$310 - $379

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268

Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$389

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

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$419 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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Canon Powershot SX40
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