Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V vs Canon Powershot SX40

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX30V

39

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
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-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Super zoom

$433 - $550

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Much larger
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

$85

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
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$405 - $480

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
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
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