“With a 35x zoom, 1080p video and 10.3fps shooting, the SX40 HS sounds like an unbeatable camera, but look closely at, and crucially test, the other aspects and the limitations become clear.”
CameraLabs has posted their review of the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, an ultra zoom digital camera with 12.1MP resolution (1/2.3-in. CMOS), a whooping 35x ultra wide-angle optical zoom (24-840mm equiv.), optical image stabilization, Zoom Framing Assist, 2.7-in. Vari-Angle LCD (230k-dot), EVF, Smart AUTO, PASM modes, Scene Modes, Continuous Shooting 8 shots @ 10.3fps, Super Slow Motion Movie (240fps), Color Accent, and Full HD movie (1920 x 1080) @ 24fps. Both the optical image stabilizer and optical zoom are available during movie shooting.
You can read the Canon SX40 HS Review @ CameraLabs.