Updated (August 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V vs Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Winner
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

53

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V.

competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Canon PowerShot SX540 HS

Super zoom

$399

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Lowest price Much cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

Super zoom

$267

Zoom More zoom
Lowest price Much cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$208

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$250

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Significantly larger
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $234

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V
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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS
PowerShot SX500 IS
Canon

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