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

43

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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

$298

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $479

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$339

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$500

Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$589 - $749 body only

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$285 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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