Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

49

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
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 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$360 - $448

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$438 - $448

Zoom More zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$398

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$260

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$149 - $195

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$322

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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