A few people who bought the Canon SX40 HS reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site G4tv.com mentioned in their review “The Canon PowerShot SX40 digital camera makes shooting photos even easier with a built-in 35x zoom” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Digitalcamerareview.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The Canon SX40 produces sharp, high quality images in most conditions” in their review of the Canon SX40 HS. Six years ago expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said in their Canon SX40 HS review “The Canon PowerShot SX40 will keep many a superzoom snapper happy thanks to the huge 24-840mm zoom and great image quality.”.
Some customers who reviewed the Canon SX40 HS considered that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their review of the Canon SX40 HS “By simply replacing the SX30’s sensor with a more advanced CMOS model”. Six years ago Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review on expert website Camera Labs “The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS may be little more than the SX30 IS equipped with a new sensor.” and rated the Canon SX40 HS 4 stars. Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert website Steve's Digicams “The new SX40 HS has a better CMOS sensor (12-megapixels” in their review of the Canon SX40 HS.
Three customers considered that the Canon SX40 HS had a good picture resolution. Pcmag.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said on expert website PC Mag “The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS offers an impressive 35x zoom range, fast continuous shooting” in their review. Cameralabs.com mentioned in their review on expert website Camera Labs six years ago “The 720p video and paltry 1.3fps continuous shooting of the SX30 IS have now been upg” and scored it 4 stars. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their review of the Canon SX40 HS “While the previous model had more megapixels (14 to be exact” .
One person wrote in their reviews that the product was good in low light. Computeractive.co.uk said in their Canon SX40 HS review “Low light performance was good, as was slo-mo capture” .