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

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 SX30 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$405 - $480

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$329 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$230

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$250

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $180

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$230

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p

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