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

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus 720UZ

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Screen size
Large screen
3"

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$725

Battery life Much longer battery life
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$220 - $249

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Olympus SP-720UZ Competitors

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340

Super zoom

$190

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus SP-620 UZ

Olympus 620 UZ

Travel zoom

$325

Size Smaller
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Smaller
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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