A number of Canon PowerShot SX40 HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned in their Canon PowerShot SX40 HS review five years ago “Very good image quality”. Cnet.com.au said on expert website CNET.com.au “Long lens and excellent photo quality” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and said on expert review site Expert Reviews “Immaculate image quality should compensate for people who are happy to take their time over photos” in their review.
A few Canon PowerShot SX40 HS reviewers who purchased the product thought it had a good image sensor. Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned “By simply replacing the SX30’s sensor with a more advanced CMOS model”. Cameralabs.com wrote on expert website Camera Labs “The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS may be little more than the SX30 IS equipped with a new sensor.” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS on expert review site Steve's Digicams “The new SX40 HS has a better CMOS sensor (12-megapixels”.
Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good picture resolution. Pcmag.com said in their review “The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS offers an impressive 35x zoom range, fast continuous shooting” and gave this digital cameras a score of 80 out of 100. Cameralabs.com said on Camera Labs five years ago “The 720p video and paltry 1.3fps continuous shooting of the SX30 IS have now been upg”. Steves-Digicams.com said in their review on expert review site Steve's Digicams “While the previous model had more megapixels (14 to be exact”.
One person who reviewed this digital cameras concluded that it was good in low light. Four years ago expert review site Computeractive.co.uk said “Low light performance was good, as was slo-mo capture”.