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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
 

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
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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$397

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448 - $450

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $234

Lowest price Much cheaper
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$269

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$374 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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