Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

48

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

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 S3 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
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$195 - $257

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$220

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

Canon PowerShot S3 IS Competitors

Placeholder

Canon PowerShot G3

Pro digicam

$802

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Canon PowerShot S5 IS

Super zoom

$479

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot SX100 IS

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS

Travel zoom

$410

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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