Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

37

Canon Powershot SX40

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Really small
Size
Compact (107×62×35 mm)
High ISO
Light sensitivity
12,800 ISO
Thin
Thickness
1.4"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

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competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Travel zoom

$344

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Ultra compact

$107 - $120

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398 - $448

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Super zoom

$550

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$503 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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