Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

57

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Long exposures
Longest exposure
30 seconds
 

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 Cybershot DSC-HX100v.

competitors

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$300 - $498

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

$531

Wide angle Better wide angle
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229 - $249

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon Powershot SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$368

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$109 - $165

Size Significantly smaller
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v
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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