Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×33 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 SX240 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$725

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$220 - $249

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$229

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot D30

Canon PowerShot D30

Waterproof

$403

GPS Has a GPS
Waterproof Waterproof
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

Travel zoom

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Longest exposure Significantly longer exposures
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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