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

42

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

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 EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$289 body only

$360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$364 - $449

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

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$364

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

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$119 - $165

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$364 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

Movie format Lower resolution movies

discussion

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