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
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g
Screen size
Large screen
3"

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398 - $448

Zoom Significantly more zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$568

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Super zoom

$820

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$240

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$499 - $697

Zoom Much more zoom
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$340 - $449

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Significantly larger

discussion

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

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