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

Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

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 SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$199

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$195

Focus points Slightly more focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$259

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

Olympus SP-720UZ Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$259

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Macro focus Much better macro capability
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus SP-810 UZ

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Super zoom

$150

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Super zoom

$165

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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

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