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

53

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
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

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 EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$338 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$655 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$436

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$479

Size Smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

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