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
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus 720UZ

Size
Really small
Standard size (107×73×73 mm)
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

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 SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$411

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$300

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

Olympus SP-720UZ Competitors

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Olympus SP-810 UZ

Super zoom

$220

Zoom More zoom
Wide angle Better wide angle
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$249 - $285

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$499 - $597

Zoom Much more zoom
GPS Has a GPS
Size Much larger

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

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