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

57

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

Size
Really small
Standard size (104×70×80 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
341 g

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

$300 - $498

Zoom More zoom
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Super zoom

$375 - $448

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$179 - $197

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Longer battery life
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Super zoom

$179

Zoom More zoom
Focus points More focus points
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$229

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$249

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger

discussion

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

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