Canon PowerShot SX510 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

49

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS over the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS.

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

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$195 - $199

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$256 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$239

Zoom More zoom
Focus points Slightly more focus points
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$195 - $199

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$149

Focus points Slightly more focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$256 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Larger

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Dani (10:31 AM, March 26, 2014)
Canon SX500IS and SX510HS both use Li-ion rechargeable batteries (class NB-6L or NB-6LH respectively)... I think this is a very important advantage, considering many of the competitors, at the same price range, including Nikon (i.e. Coolpix L820), use 4x AA dtilo battery!!!
 
Avatar for Sue Sue (5:35 AM, December 01, 2013)
Ditto!?
 
Vibs (9:55 AM, November 28, 2013)
With so many pros for SX 510 You still declare SX 500 as the winner. Kindly clarify.