Canon Powershot SX40 vs Olympus SP-565UZ

Winner
Canon Powershot SX40

48

Olympus SP-565UZ

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-565UZ

Size
Really small
Prosumer size (116×84×81 mm)
Weight
Light-weight
413 g
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot SX40.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus SP-565UZ.

competitors

Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS

Super zoom

$429 - $479

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$229 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$327

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture

Olympus SP-565UZ Competitors

Olympus SP-560 UZ

Olympus SP-560 UZ

Super zoom

Size Slightly smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Olympus SP-620 UZ

Olympus 620 UZ

Travel zoom

$259

Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Olympus SP-570 UZ

Olympus SP-570 UZ

Super zoom

$349

Screen size Significantly larger screen
External flash Supports an external flash

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Canon Powershot SX40
Powershot SX40
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Olympus SP-565UZ
SP-565UZ
Olympus

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