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

57

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
320 ms shutter lag
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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 SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$368

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$345

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$199

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$345

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

discussion

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