Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

46

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

37

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 SX40

Canon Powershot SX40

Super zoom

$410

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$293

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Battery life Much longer battery life
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger

Canon PowerShot S3 IS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$350

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Super zoom

$800

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$235

Screen size Much larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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