Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Olympus 720UZ

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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

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Olympus SP-720UZ

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Really small
Size
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus 720UZ

Size
Really small
Standard size (107×73×73 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
2.9"

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

$240

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

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$391

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

Olympus SP-720UZ Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $234

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
Size Significantly larger
Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520

Entry-level DSLR

$700 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus SP-810 UZ

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Super zoom

$265

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

discussion

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

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