Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

52

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
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-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$448

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$759 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$247

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Smaller
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$465 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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 SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $449

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