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

115

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

100

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

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

$1,244

Zoom More zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

Pro digicam

$548

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX1

Super zoom

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Slightly smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Canon PowerShot SX500 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$219 - $249

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Larger
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$295 - $549 body only

$338 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Larger
Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1

Entry-level DSLR

$529 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

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