Twenty-six people who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Computeractive.co.uk wrote five years ago “Large controls and buttons aid ease of use” in their review of this digital camera but even so they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said “They're also fantastic for travel photographers who benefit from the extensive zoom and full manual control”. Robert said on Amazon.co.uk “Easy to use with magnificent and professional results” in his review of the Canon SX40 HS.
Three people agreed that this digital camera was easy to handle. Five years ago Cameras.co.uk mentioned “Picturequality, features, manualcontrols, moviefeatures, variangleLCDscreen, handling”. Vinay mentioned in their review of the Canon SX40 HS “Overall this is a great choice if you want to move up from compact cameras, without wanting the expense and worry of handling a full DSLR”. Four years ago Newtoreviews mentioned “Downsides, - I have a Panasonic with smaller zoom range (hence purchase of Canon) and the Panasonic handles better, quicker focus”.
Three customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. C. Anthony said “The 2 customer settings are very useful” in their review of the Canon SX40 HS and gave this digital camera a rating of 6 stars. Ds Roberts gave it a score of 6 stars and mentioned four years ago “The special effects settings really are useful”.
One owner who purchased this digital camera thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Dcresource.com wrote “The camera is easy to hold (though the grip could be larger” .