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

65

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

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
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Macro focus
Great macro
0.0 cm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

$300 - $428

Zoom More zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$375 - $448

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$627

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Wide angle Worse wide angle

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

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
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