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

$179

Zoom More zoom
Focus points More focus points
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$109 - $165

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger

Olympus SP-720UZ Competitors

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Super zoom

$167

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Aperture Wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$230

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$300 - $428

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

discussion

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

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