Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

38

Canon Powershot SX40

35

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
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

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

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V Competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

Travel zoom

Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Entry-level DSLR

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX10V

Travel zoom

Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$360

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

$288

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$212 - $249

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

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