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

54

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Great battery life
Battery life
450 shots
 

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

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$486 - $488

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$715

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Significantly larger
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398

Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500

Super zoom

$199 - $257

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$192

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$199

Weight Slightly lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

discussion

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