A number of Canon PowerShot SX40 HS reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site G4tv.com wrote “The Canon PowerShot SX40 digital camera makes shooting photos even easier with a built-in 35x zoom” in their Canon PowerShot SX40 HS review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Expert website Digitalcamerareview.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said “The Canon SX40 produces sharp, high quality images in most conditions” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote “The Canon PowerShot SX40 will keep many a superzoom snapper happy thanks to the huge 24-840mm zoom and great image quality.”.
Four people who bought it reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned “By simply replacing the SX30’s sensor with a more advanced CMOS model”. Expert website Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS may be little more than the SX30 IS equipped with a new sensor.”. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “The new SX40 HS has a better CMOS sensor (12-megapixels” in their review.
Some people said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned “The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS offers an impressive 35x zoom range, fast continuous shooting” in their review. Expert website Cameralabs.com said in their Canon PowerShot SX40 HS review “The 720p video and paltry 1.3fps continuous shooting of the SX30 IS have now been upg”. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert website Steve's Digicams five years ago “While the previous model had more megapixels (14 to be exact”.
One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light. Four years ago expert website Computeractive.co.uk mentioned “Low light performance was good, as was slo-mo capture” but even so they rated the product 60 out of 100.