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

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
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 SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$405 - $480

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

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$420

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$329

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Samsung WB100

Samsung WB100

Super zoom

$214

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F

Travel zoom

$269

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$500

Movie format Lower resolution movies

discussion

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