Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

49

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
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 Cybershot DSC-HX100v.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$419 - $428

Size Significantly smaller
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$429 - $448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Super zoom

$1,062

Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
Lowest price Significantly more expensive

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$269

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 SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$369 - $449

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

discussion

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Foo bar (10:25 PM, April 24, 2012)
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Amrits (0:42 PM, August 16, 2011)
Recently i bought  Sony HX 100 V in which IMAGE STABILIZATION is extremely good.
 
Avatar for Ahmed Ahmed (6:20 PM, July 05, 2011)


I am going to buy Sony HX100V, but I don't need GPS
feature, so any way to disable it, as I know for canon SX220 HS the GPS consumes
the battery charge even when the camera is off


 
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:07 PM, May 04, 2011)
I have not used either camera so I can not say for sure, but I am not sure if you will see any huge difference in image stabilization. Both cameras have similar in lens image stabilization.
 
JM (7:47 AM, May 04, 2011)
I have canon SX30IS...BUT IMAGE STABILIZATION NOT UP TO MARK....WHAT ABOUT SONY HX100V IMAGE STABILIZATION???HOPING TO SWITCH...ADVICE /SUGGESTIONS R WELCOM