Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
Top 56%1,106 points
Top 56%
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Canon PowerShot SX40 HS: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.62mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
27% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
380shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. weight

600g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/3200s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
50% have it

12. pixel density

240ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi

13. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
72% have it

14. resolution

519 x 389px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
26% have it

16. width

92.4mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

17. volume

1223.04cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

18. height

122.9mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

19. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
35% have it

20. thickness

107.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

21. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
19% have it

22. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
54% have it

23. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
45% have it

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
65% have it

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
45% have it

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