Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Olympus 720UZ

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS over the Olympus 720UZ.
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus 720UZ

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Olympus SP-720UZ.

competitors

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
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$250

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

Olympus SP-720UZ Competitors

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Super zoom

$200

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Placeholder

Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$249 - $269

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
PowerShot SX500 IS
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Olympus SP-720UZ
720UZ
Olympus

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