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

53

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

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-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$390

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$208

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$417

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$338

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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