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

54

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$418

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Panasonic Lumix DC-FZ80 (Lumix DC-FZ82)

Super zoom

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$350 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$500

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
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

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