Updated (August 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

31

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

29

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Size
Really small
Mid size (111×73×44 mm)
Battery life
Great battery life
380 shots
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$192

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$418

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$258

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Slightly smaller
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$300

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$229

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger

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