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
Really small
Size
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$199

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$224

Zoom More zoom
Focus points Slightly more focus points
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$168 - $632

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$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

$235

Focus points Slightly more focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$372

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

discussion

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
PowerShot SX510 HS
Canon

Report a correction
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon

Report a correction

Showing 3 comments

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.