Updated (August 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

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

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$207 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$199

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$240

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$499 - $697

Zoom Much more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger

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