Updated (September 2010): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

46

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$420 - $479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$417

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$400

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$255 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$448

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

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