Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Digital Camera


What does the 47% ReviewGist Score mean?

Going by the low ReviewGist score of 47% that Canon PowerShot SX40 HS has received, you are advised to buy with caution. This is because even though the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS has garnered excellent reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Excellent ratings from over 33 review sources with an average rating of 4.0 stars. Top review sources include stars), stars), stars) and stars).
  • Released 3 years 2 months ago (Aug 2011) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type Standard Point and Shoot, Light Field Camera, SLR-like (bridge)
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Optical Zoom 35.0 x
Resolution 12.1 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in.
HD Recording Format 1080p (HDTV)
Digital Zoom 4.0 x
Focal Length 2.7 - 5.8 mm
Focus Type Autofocus & Manual Focus
Interchangeable Lens Not Interchangeable Lens
Macro Focus Range in. (w)
35mm Zoom Lens 24 - 840 mm
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 4000 x 3000
Image Sensor Size 7.66 mm
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080
Exposure Control
Aperture Range f2.7/f5.8 (w/t)
Frames Per Second 2.4 Frames
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/3200 sec
White Balance Auto, Daylight / Sunny (Preset), Cloudy (Preset), Fluorescent (Preset), Tungsten (Preset), Flash (Preset)
Min. ISO Speed 80.0
Max. ISO Speed 3200.0
Memory Type SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card
Flash Functions Flash Off, Auto Flash, Red-eye Reduction Flash, Slow Sync
Flash Type Built-In
ISO Speeds Auto
Viewfinder / Display
Viewfinder Digital
Touchscreen Panel Not Touchscreen Panel
Interface Type USB 2.0, HDMI
Power Supply
Battery Life 370.0 Images
Included Features
Built-in Microphone Not Built-in Microphone
Self Timer 2 Sec., 10 Sec.
Tripod Mount Tripod Mount
Depth 4.24 in.
Height 3.64 in.
Weight 1.23 lb.
Width 4.84 in.
Family Line Canon PowerShot
Included Accessories Battery charger, USB cable, Case for hot shoe cap, Lens cap, Neck strap, Shoe cap
MPN 5251B001
Product ID 111775509
Waterproof Not Waterproof
System Requirements
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista, Apple Mac OS X 10, Microsoft Windows 7
ReviewGist ID 66370,111775509

Manufacturer Description

12.1 Megapixel, 2.7 in. LCD Screen, 35x Optical Zoom, Weight: 1.23 lb.
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