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

49

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

45

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

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Fujifilm FinePix HS10

Super zoom

$900

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Less zoom

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Super zoom

$263

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$500

Movie format Lower resolution movies

discussion

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