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

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

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-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Significantly larger
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$260

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$907 body only

$900 with 17mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

Olympus SP-720UZ Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$360

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom More zoom
Size Larger
Kodak PixPro AZ251

Kodak PixPro AZ251

Super zoom

$212

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
Olympus SP-620 UZ

Olympus 620 UZ

Travel zoom

$223

Size Smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle
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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