Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

46

Canon Powershot SX40

42

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

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10.3 fps

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-HX20V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Travel zoom

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX30

Compact

$335

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$314

Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly larger

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$315 - $429

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
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
Powershot SX40
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