Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Pentax X90

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

51

Pentax X90

49

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
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax X90

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Pentax X90.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$368

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$345

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

Pentax X90 Competitors

Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$438 - $475 body only

$530 - $547 with 18-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Nikon Coolpix P90

Nikon Coolpix P90

Super zoom

$649

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,269 - $1,399 body only

$1,679 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Built-in flash No built-in flash

discussion

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