Updated (August 2009): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs Nikon D3000

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS vs Nikon D3000

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

53

Nikon D3000

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3000

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

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 Nikon D3000.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Super zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Super zoom

$330

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Super zoom

$400

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Nikon D3000 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Slightly larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$307 - $649 body only

$355 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Size Slightly larger

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
PowerShot SX20 IS
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Nikon D3000
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