Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

40

Canon Powershot SX40

36

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

$450

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Samsung Galaxy Camera

Samsung Galaxy Camera

Travel zoom

$129

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

Zoom Significantly more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$820

Screen size Much larger screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$389 body only

$399 - $699 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V
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Canon Powershot SX40
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