Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Size
Really small
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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 SX230 HS.

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 SX230 HS Competitors

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$437

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom Slightly less zoom
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$379

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Travel zoom

$280

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Supports 24p No 24p support

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