Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

60

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
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 Cybershot DSC-HX100v.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX80

Travel zoom

$368

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$242

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$382 - $448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

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
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$338 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$655 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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