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Control Panel on the Canon SX30?

Unlike some professional cameras, the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS does not have a top-level display. The verification of camera settings is instead done by looking at the position of control dials and, most importantly, by checking the rear LCD screen.

Top view of the Canon SX30

SX30 and credit card from top

Screen specs

Below is an overview of all the main screen specifications of the SX30. In particular, the rear LCD measures 2.7 inches and offers a resolution of 230,000 dots. The panel is not touch sensitive.

Canon SX30 Screen Specs
Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Field of View 100%
Viewfinder Resolution 202k dots
Top-Level Screen no Top Display
LCD Framing Live View
LCD Size 2.7 inch
LCD Resolution 230k dots
LCD Attachment Swivel screen
Touch Input No touchscreen

Camera to camera comparisons

The Canon PowerShot SX30 IS is a fixed lens compact camera that was announced in September 2010 and is equipped with a 1/2.3-inch sensor. It offers a resolution of 14 megapixel. In the United States, the camera was initially launched at a price of $429.

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The table below compares the rear screen specs of the Canon SX30 to those of several similar cameras. Additionally, the table includes some information on other core features, such as the viewfinder, shutter, flash, and image stabilization system.

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Screen and Other Feature Comparison
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon SX30202 n2.7 / 230 swivel n 1/3200s 0.6 Y Y
2.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIoptional n3.0 / 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 5.2 Y Y
3.
 
Canon SX60922 n3.0 / 922 swivel n 1/2000s 6.4 Y Y
4.
 
Canon G1 Xoptical n3.0 / 922 swivel n 1/4000s 1.9 Y Y
5.
 
Canon G15optical n3.0 / 922 fixed n 1/4000s 2.1 Y Y
6.
 
Canon SX50202 n3.0 / 461 swivel n 1/2000s 2.2 Y Y
7.
 
Canon SX40202 n2.7 / 230 swivel n 1/3200s 10.3 Y Y
8.
 
Canon 1100Doptical n2.7 / 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
9.
 
Canon SX20202 n2.5 / 230 swivel n 1/3200s 0.7 Y Y
10.
 
Panasonic FZ150202 n3.0 / 460 swivel n 1/2000s 12.0 Y Y
11.
 
Panasonic FZ100202 n3.0 / 460 swivel n 1/2000s 11.0 Y Y

If you would like to see a side-by-side review of this and another camera, just make your choice using the following search menu. An an alternative, you can also directly jump to any one of the listed comparisons that were previously generated by the CAM-parator tool.

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    Specifications Summary
    Camera Model Canon SX30
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens 24-840mm f/2.7-5.8
    Launch Date September 2010
    Launch Price USD 429
    Sensor Specs
    Sensor Technology CCD
    Sensor Format 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 28 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 14 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4 320 x 3 240 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 1.41 μm
    Pixel Density 49.86 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter
    Movie Capability 720/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 1 600 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 6 400 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 4
    Screen Specs
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Resolution 202k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    LCD Size 2.7 inch
    LCD Resolution 230k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen
    V-logging Friendliness No front-flip
    Touch Input No touchscreen
    Shooting Specs
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking Feature
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/3200s
    Continuous Shooting 0.6 shutter flaps/s
    Silent Shootingno E-Shutter
    Time Lapse Photographyno Intervalometer
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot
    UHS card support no
    Connectivity Specs
    External Flash Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0
    HDMI Port YES HDMI
    Wifi Support no Wifi
    Body Specs
    Battery Type NB-7L power pack
    Battery Life (CIPA)370 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 123 x 92 x 108 mm
    (4.8 x 3.6 x 4.3 in)
    Camera Weight 601 g (21.2 oz)

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